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The popular observatory Tičan is situated on a hill near the town of Višnjan, which is known for its Dagor telescope. It started working in 2009., but its construction lasted for almost ten years. The main purpose of this observatory is the education of young astronomers and the detection of small, unknown celestial objects. Višnjan astronomy school boasts with the discovery of 1700 new celestial bodies. The diameter of the telescope lens is 1 meter (3,3 feet) and it is classified as a less professional telescope, but in Croatia, it is the largest telescope of its kind.
Category: Activities, Other attractions, All for children,
45.290935, 013.749294 (45°17’27.4″N, 013°44’57.5″E)
00385 (0)52 449 212,
00385 (0)91 449 1788
GPS coordinates: 45.290935, 013.749294 (45°17’27.4″N, 013°44’57.5″E)
Address: Srebrnići 52463
The Tičan Observatory is located near Srebrnić (around 3 kilometers from Višnjan)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do zvjezdarnice Tičan koja se nalazi kod Srebrnića (od mjesta Višnjan udaljena je oko 3km). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema zvjezdarnici Tičan koja se nalazi kod Srebrnića (od mjesta Višnjan udaljena je oko 3km). Hvala!
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