Largest Observatory in Northern Vietnam to open to public

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The main observation device of the observatory is the Ritchey-Chretien-reflecting optical telescope with a 0.5 m aperture, the largest in Vietnam.

The observatory aims to popularise knowledge about astronomy and space among the public.

The observatory goes along with a 100-seat planetarium, providing images and videos on the dome screen by a high-resolution projector system producing 3D effects, explaining astronomical phenomena such as the delimitation of seasons in the year, changes in the position of celestial objects and eclipses.

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