Vietnam’s first Observatory in Nha Trang tours

Built in 2014 with a total investment of nearly 60 billion VND, now the first observatory of Vietnam is completed and ready to be put into operation.  Recently, Khanh Hoa province has put Nha Trang Observatory to the itinerary of Nha Trang tours. This place will be an interesting destination for those who love exploring the space.

Overview of observatory - the new attractive place in Nha Trang tours
Overview of observatory – the new attractive place in Nha Trang tours

The observatory was built on Hon Chong Island and it will surely be included in almost all Nha Trang tours to this small islet. The observatory has a cylinder shape with 5 floors and semi-spherical domes. On the top floor lies a 0.5m-diameter astronomical telescope designed and produced by Marcon, a famous Italian company. The telescope is equipped with cameras and high-resolution spectrum analyzers that allow visitors to observe variable stars.

Observe universe from projection room
Observe universe from projection room

Besides, this observatory also has a 60-seat projection room designed in a cosmic shape like a movie theatre, visually providing visitors with astronomic knowledge and celestial changes in the sky through visual effects in a 200m2 showroom. With these modern equipments, visitors will surely bring home amazing experience of stunning Nha Trang tours around the space.

Together with Nha Trang, the second observatory is being constructed at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, Hanoi, scheduled to start operations in this 2018.

inside the observatory

Speaking at the ceremony and talking about putting this site in Nha Trang tours, Assoc. Prof., Dr. Pham Anh Tuan said: “Nha Trang Observatory is responsible for conducting basic research in astrophysics and disseminating knowledge of space science to the community, supporting to train, teach and improve personnel quality in the field of astrophysics and cosmology, cooperating with other research groups in the country and abroad.”

Besides this getting-hot new site, Nha Trang has a lot to offer and GoAsiaDayTrip can proudly present to you best of the best, including Nha Trang tours of culture to discover the triangle religious sites (Ponaga Temple, Stone Church, Long Son Pagoda), Nha Trang fishing and snorkeling tours or Nha Trang tours to Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Oceanographic Institute and Mun Marine Park.

Adding the Vietnam’s first observatory to Nha Trang tours is such a big turning point for Nha Trang tourism. Joining our fascinating Nha Trang tours, you’re promised happy hours by the sea and even in the sky!

Some other travel information of Nha Trang for you:

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