Astronomical Observatory of Abruzzo

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It was founded by Vincenzo Cerulli, a Teramo physicist born in 1859 who, after a period of research in Germany and Rome, bought a hill near Teramo and called it Collurania, or Collis Uraniae, creating the astronomical observatory equipped with the most modern instruments. From October 2017 to May 2018 the Observatory is open to guided tours for high school students that include entry to the telescope and the Didactic Laboratory where the historical museum of astronomical instruments, the planetology room, the ancient cosmologies, the immersive screen, the quadrisfera and the 3D room. The visit will take place from 9:30 to 12:00 and the maximum number of visitors is 50 people. Reservations are required by contacting Ms Sandra Forti on 0861 439711 (09.00-15.00 hours).

Astronomical Observatory of Abruzzo
Loc. Collurania, Via Mentore Maggini snc, 64100 Teramo TE
Phone: 0861 43 97 11
Fax: 0861 43 97 40
Lat: 42.654010
Lng: 13.731398