The Observatory

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Used by the University of Copenhagen until 1861, the Round Tower is Europe’s oldest functioning astronomy observatory. It is now regularly used by amateur astronomers and others who wish to explore the skies.
The Round Tower has contained several different observatories. The latest is from 1929.
The observatory is 6.75 metres high and 6 metres in diameter and contains a refracting telescope with
80–450 x magnification.
Read More about the history of the Round Tower Observatory

Opening hours:

Tuesday 23. feb.                           18-21                  The Moon and Jupiter

Wednesday 24. feb.                     18-21                  The Moon and Jupiter

Tuesday 1. mar.                            18-21                  Jupiter and The Orion nebula

Wednesday 2. mar.                      18-21                  Jupiter and The Orion nebula

Tuesday 8. mar.                           18-21                  Jupiter and The Plejades

Wednesday 9. mar.                      18-21                   Jupiter and The Plejades

Tuesday 15. mar.                          18-21                  The Moon and Jupiter

Wednesday 16. mar.                    18-21                  The Moon and Jupiter

Monday 9. maj                             13-18                  Transit of Mercury

Sunday 26. juni                           13-16                  Solen

Sunday 3. juli                               13-16                  Solen

Sunday 10. juli                            13-16                  Solen

Sunday 17. juli                            13-16                  Solen

Sunday 24. juli                            13-16                  Solen

Sunday 31. juli                            13-16                  Solen

Sunday 7. aug.                             13-16                  Solen

Sunday 14. aug.                          13-16                  Solen