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, Fridays at 9p.m. without reservation. Mandatory barrier gestures (masks, etc.). Verification of health passes.
Opening possible (morning and / or afternoon and / or evening) for private groups (minimum 10 people or 75 euros) by reservation.
Sessions in English possible (by reservation).
Free and open access to our model of the solar system on a 1/3 billionth scale (13 panels illustrated) (2.5 km walk along the GR652 which starts from the observatory).


Friday night price :
- Adults (from 18 years old) : 5 euros
- Children (12-18 years old) : 3 euros
- Children under 12 years old : for free
For the other days, contact GAP47 by email

Practical information

PRM access Cheques and postal orders Cash Shop Pram-friendly Parking Coach parking Equipped conference room(s) Min group 10

Spoken languages French - English