Observatoire Astronomique GAP 47

WelcomeObservatoire Astronomique GAP 47

The GAP47 (club of amateur astronomers) offers every Friday night at 9.15pm (with reservations as long as the health precautions inherent to Covid-19 last), at the Astronomical Observatory of Fumélois celestial journey to the naked eye and the discovery of the constellations (with laser guidance), observation instruments (including two telescopes of 500 and 300 mm diameter under domes), a presentation of heaven and its mechanical (digital planetarium). Exceptional entertainment at significant astronomical events and during the nights of Astronomy in summer. Visits and possible activities during the day and / or evening on other days of the week by reservation (solar observation, hiking solar system planetarium). For groups (minimum 10 people: families, associations, recreation centers, schools). It's possible do have an English presentation.

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Open all year round, Friday evenings:
- at 9:00 p.m. without reservation, from September to the end of June.
- at 8:30 p.m. by reservation in July and August.
Possible opening (morning and/or afternoon and/or evening) for private groups by reservation.
Possible opening (morning and/or afternoon and/or evening) for school groups/leisure centers upon reservation and quote.
Sessions in English possible (by reservation).
Free and open access to our model of the solar system on a 1/3 billionth scale (13 illustrated panels) via a 2.5 km walk along the GR652 which leaves from the observatory.


Friday evening prices:
- adult (from 18 years old): 6 euros
- teenager (12 to 17 years old): 3 euros
- child (under 12 years): free

Practical information

Payment cards Cheques and postal orders Cash Shop Pram-friendly Parking Coach parking Equipped conference room(s) Min group 5

Spoken languages French - English