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University of Tartu, Tartu

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  • The last time has been there with excursion into the school years. We then they discussed on up. Seen by telescope. This time we just passed. But like anything will be visiting there again. In the summer. If it still works.
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  • Visiting the Observatory was not accidental. Learn about arch Struve (alas, now realize that geography and history is not taught in school about that;)) and visiting for this Norwegian city of Hammerfest, we couldn't pass up Tartu and Observatory. Amazing Museum, which reverently refer to historical subjects, amazing keeper, which "passed" on the Russian language, realizing that we are "in the subject". Of course, to visit such attractions should be prepared in advance, otherwise the whole charm of this place can develop only in an abundance of telescopes of different designs, for most people a little than differ in appearance from one another. Here you understand perfectly how many prikladyvalos' efforts by Russia for the development of science in the 19th century. (Struve then is the creator and Director of the Pulkovo Observatory, in addition, he is the discoverer of binary stars!). And its arc-UNESCO monument, located simultaneously in 9 countries in Europe. By the way, the Struve arc point itself is not on the street, where there is a monument in the form of huge clothespins, and right on the floor in front of the cashier's Office in building of the Observatory. Yes, you can still go up to the roof, there is a viewing platform from which a very good view of the city. In General, if you want completeness of sensations from visiting the Observatory, prepare for meeting with history! :)
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  • The Observatory of the University of Tartu (Tartu tähetorn), which is located on a hill in the Centre of Toomemagi is the only one of its kind in Estonia. Built in 1808-1810 Gg. designed by architect I.v. Krause in 2011 g. restoration work was completed, a museum was opened at the same time with a small telescope in the observation tower. Nearby is one of the points of the Geodetic Arc Struve, who was its founder. And since 2005. the Observatory itself belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage. With sites near the complex offers a very interesting panoramic view of the historical city centre.
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  • Tõravere, No Tartumaa, 58.265669, 26.465936, 58° 15 ' 56.41 "26° 27 ' 57.37 Tartu Observatory (ECT. Tartu Observatoorium) is the largest Astronomical Observatory in Estonia, founded in 1810 in Tartu, Tartu County, Estonia. In 1964 year in connection with the growth of urban illumination, the Observatory moved to a more suitable place for observation: in Tõravere village (20 km South-West of Tartu). At various times, the Observatory was different names: "Derptskaâ Observatory (1810-1893), «Polished» Observatory (1893-1919)," Tartu Observatory (1919-1964), "Tartu Astrophysical Observatory. B. Struve EN Estonian SSR (1964-1995) and "the Tartu Observatory (1995).
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