• Tomášovská 63, Rimavská Sobota

The sky above us offers a magnificent star theatre at night. If you would like to learn more about our solar system and discover the star veil, come to the observatory and astropark in Rimavská Sobota.

At this point, you will experience the touch of the universe and transfer to the outermost places of the solar system by the speed of light. The observatory offers popularizing, educational and methodological activities focused on all age categories and types of schools.

Through thematic lessons for schools, lectures, observations, films, and organizing activities with astronomical-ecological character, individuals and groups become familiar with the functioning of the universe. The observatory also organizes thematic observations of solar and moon eclipse and other occasional phenomena for the general public.

The so-called astronomical weekends for smaller groups or families of up to 20 people, who can spend the night watching and sleeping in the observatory, also have a great response. These are always held only in good weather and are announced in advance on the observatory's website.

Astropark is also a part of the observatory, where you can find sundials, gnomon, models with proportional sizes of planets, mini-rocket or cosmonaut, educational geological trail with rocks of the region, globe model, meridian, information boards about light pollution and much more. Astropark is not only a place for relaxation but also for education.

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