Throughout the history of mankind the celestial bodies were accompanied by fascinating myths, crowned with mysterious magic in an attempt to understand the meaning of the lights being everything up there.
Astronomical Observatory in Eilat "My Lemala?" (What he up there?)
Lets take a look at this magical world and to find information about what is happening above our heads, an extraordinary adventure corresponding to a particular family holiday in Eilat.
A visit to Eilat with children must go with the Astronomical Observatory of Eilat which offers a rich and exciting experience.
The Observatory is located 10 km from Eilat, within walking distance to the heart of the desert
- Where you can observe the sky more clearly away from city lights.
In the evening, night or morning
- depending on the program
- Experienced instructors will show visitors the various celestial bodies it is possible to see, designating them with a green laser that appears to "touch" the stars.
With modern instruments available on site including a computerized telescope and binoculars, visitors can observe as well as hearing stories, legends and scientific explanation of the inner planets of our own such as Jupiter and Saturn are visible to the telescope .
In addition, it is possible to penetrate deeper into the sky and see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies on the computer screen and better knowledge of these phenomena using the camera in color.
The Astronomical Observatory "My Lemala?" offers various programs for groups of friends who come to Eilat, for those who come to vacation with family and for young couples who want a romantic night in the glow of the moon and stars.
When these programs can learn how to find north by the stars, know the story of Queen Cassiopeia which a group of stars named as the Orion study the geography of the moon, learn all on the rings of Saturn and the constellations that can even observe.
The stars change places during the day and night, and the best way to see them in this time of year is beginning the evening observation, followed by a night in the desert under the stars or listen astronomy stories, and discover the stars of the morning dawn.
The Observatory "My Lemala?" Eilat and the Arava offers programs within the grounds of "My Lemala?" near Beer Ora, near Eilat, and also organizes more or less important events through the Negev desert.
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