Nha Trang Observatory is located on Hon Chong, in Vinh Phuoc Ward, Nha Trang City, started construction in 2014 – making this the first observatory in Vietnam and Indochina at that time. Starting to welcome guests in September 2017, this place has attracted a lot of tourists to visit.
Nha Trang Observatory is used for doing research on optical astrophysics, disseminating knowledge about space science to the community, and supporting training, teaching, and research cooperation.
Nha Trang Observatory is equipped with a 500 mm Ritchey-Chrétien (f/8) reflector optical telescope designed and manufactured by the Italian company Marcon. This telescope system can help search for near-Earth objects, measure the line spectrum of stars to get information about star type, rotation speed and magnetic field strength on the surface of stars, and search for exoplanets.
The observatory also has a dome-shaped cosmic projection house with a capacity of 60 seats, equipped with 6 high-resolution projectors to create the most vivid 3D feeling when projecting the night sky and a space gallery with an area of 200 square meters, displaying images and artifacts about astrophysics, helping visitors learn more about this aspect.
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