- Tičan Observatory
The popular observatory Tičan is located on a hill near the town of Višnjan, which is known for its Dagor telescope. Its construction lasted for almost ten years, but it started working in 2009. 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.
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45.290905, 013.749338 (45°17’27.3″N, 013°44’57.6″E)
00385 (0)91 449 1788
GPS coordinates: 45.290905, 013.749338 (45°17’27.3″N, 013°44’57.6″E)
Address: Štuti, 52463
The observatory Tičan is located around 3 km from Višnjan (near the place Štuti).
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 se oko 3 km od Višnjana (kod mjesta Štuti). 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 oko 3 km od Višnjana (kod mjesta Štuti). Hvala!
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