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Réunion Astronomical Observatory Interesting

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Réunion Astronomical Observatory Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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Sky-watching sessions are held here at Réunion's astronomical observatory, considered one of the best sites in the southern hemisphere. A unique spectacle of constellations, stars, planets and galactic trails is on view every evening through the astronomic telescopes. Located in the heart of the inter-tropical zone, Réunion enjoys exceptional visibility and provides a view of certain constellations that can only be seen in the southern hemisphere.

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  • Address : 18 rue Georges-Bizet F - 97421 Les Makes97421Les Makes
  • Phone : 02 62 37 86 83
  • E-mail : obs.astronomique@wanadoo.fr
  • Website :
  • Prices : 4 € (-12 years old 2.50 €)

Opening hours :

  • daily except Sun and Bank Hols 9.30am - observation night 9pm-midnight, by appointment only (€10, children €5) - best period for observation is Jun-Aug - wear warm and windproof clothing.

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