Bus tour to Pulkovo observatory

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купить билет You can buy tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 14 (don't buy tickets on the street!). Сash & bank cards are accepted.

We invite you to visit our new bus excursion of the season to the Pulkovo Observatory!

Accompanied by a professional guide you will visit the famous Astronomical Museum and the Western Meridian Hall with a large transit instrument and a large vertical circle. Here we will see the main tools of the Pulkovo Observatory of the XIX century on its historical foundations, a fragment of the famous Sikhote-Alin meteorite and other interesting exhibit , and also learn about the history of the observatory. We are going to see a large radio telescope and a visit to the observatory's scientific site.

In the second part of our excursion we will visit one of three objects (depending on the weather conditions):

- Solar telescope ATSU-5 with observation of the Sun in a telescope with clear weather. In cloudy weather, the Sun is displayed in real time on the monitor, where a signal is received via the Internet from the SDO space observatory. Lectures with a demonstration of short video films about the universe, new discoveries and hypotheses in astronomy;

- Double refractor telescope in the central tower of the Main Building with a demonstration of the telescope movements, rotation of the tower dome when the weather is clear / with cloudy weather visiting a 26-inch refractor;


- Normal astrograph with a demonstration of the movements of the telescope, rotation of the dome and celestial bodies visible by day, through the eyepiece of the telescope /if there are no observations, visit the 26-inch refractor.


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Why you should choose this tour:

Современные автобусы City Bus-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions of Pulkovo Observatory!.

Профессиональный экскурсовод-Our professional licensed guide will give you a lot of interesting information.

Оптимальный маршрут-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main attractions. 

3 остановки-Great opportunity to take memorable pictures.

5afef874dfaa757466dc9152781fdbdb.jpg Price includes entrance tickets to Pulkovo Observatory!

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January: 08, 19
February: 02

Departure at 09:30 a.m.
Duration: 4 hours
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Place of departure:

Place of departure/arrival: Zvenigorodskaya St.5 (metro station "Zvenigorodskaya"). You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 14 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.

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Present exciting excursions to your relatives and friends! Gift certificates are a perfect way of giving a gift!

You can purchase gift certificates in an attractive envelopes in our sales office located on Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 6. Our managers will help you to choose excursions taking into account your individual preferences and will gladly answer all your questions.

Gift certificates are given with a fixed or open date, which can be activated at any time (within 6 months since the date of purchasing) by phone: 8 (812) 334-18-48.

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