NAS RA V. Ambartsumian Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)
Press release 28.08.2020
ASTROTOURISM OFFICIAL WEBPAGE IS PUBLISHED
Being the pioneer of scientific (and astronomical) tourism, NAS RA V. Ambartsumian Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO) has initiated the creation of an astronomical tourism webpage for the region.
Continuing to host the IAU South West and Central Asian Regional Office of Astronomy for Development, BAO implements international astronomical project focused on the region.
Within the framework of the above-mentioned project “Astro Tourism” webpage has been created, which aims to introduce places of certain astronomical value that present interest for the astronomical tourism. Here you can learn about the history of astronomy and its development not only in Armenia but also in other countries of the region. The webpage also provides information on modern and ancient observatories, sundials, planetariums, space related museums and many more.