TOURS

      

V. AMBARTSUMIAN HOUSE-MUSEUM       10:00-18:00

Duration: 40 minutes

The house-museum was once the house of the greatest Armenian scientist, astrophysicist Viktor Ambartsumian. Here you can learn about his glorious life and activities.


Tour options and prices (AMD):

Options Armenian
school children
Armenian
other citizens
Foreign
citizens
Standard price for 1 person 0 600 900
Minimum price for the group 0 3000 4500



2.6m TELESCOPE       10:00-17:00

Day-time visit, duration: 1 hour

The ZTA-2.6 telescope is the largest observational instrument of BAO.

At first you will learn about the 2.6m telescope, then you will be invited inside, to the special room where you will see the telescope through the glass wall and learn about how it works.


Tour options and prices (AMD):

Options Armenian
school children
Armenian
other citizens
Foreign
citizens
Standard price for 1 person 300 800 1200
Minimum price for the group 3000 4000 6000



PLANETARIUM

Duration: 30 minutes

Admittance: Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 - 23:00.

Mobile Planetarium is an inflatable dome-shaped projection screen.

Here you can enjoy movies on various subjects including, but not restricted to Astronomy, Biology.

All movies last 25-30 minutes.


Tour options and prices (AMD):

Options Armenian
school children
Armenian
other citizens
Foreign
citizens
Standard price for 1 person 400 1200 1800
Minimum price for the group 3000 6000 9000



POPULAR LECTURES       10:00-17:00

Duration: 1 hour

(up to 40 people)

If you would like to attend popular lectures on the activities of Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory or any Astronomical phenomena, you are welcome to book a lecture in one of the languages mentioned below.


Lecture price:

20000 AMD in Armenian
40000 AMD in Russian
60000 AMD in English



SEMINAR ROOM       10:00-17:00

(up to 40 people)

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory offers scientific institutions and universities to conduct lectures/seminars in the Observatory of national value.


Price:

20000 AMD / per hour
50000 AMD / 4 hours
80000 AMD / one working day



NIGHT OBSERVATIONS - PROFESSIONAL SMALL TELESCOPE

Duration: 1 hour

Apr-Sep 20:00-24:00
Oct-Mar 20:30-24:30

Through the professional telescope you can observe the night sky and learn about the constellations. Depending on the weather conditions, the season of the year and the phase of the moon, the guide will pick the most attractive and best objects to observe, such as:
  • the Moon
  • Planets: Venus, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Mercury
  • Venus phases
  • 4 Galilean moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto
  • Rings of Saturn
  • Stars: double stars of different colour
  • Star clusters: open (Pleiades, Hyades) and globular clusters
  • Nebulae: diffuse (Orion Nebula, etc.) and planetary nebulae
  • Galaxies: Andromeda galaxy, Ursa Major Brightest Galaxies
  • Comets, meteors
  • Artificial satellites
Tour options and prices (AMD):

Options Armenian
school children
Armenian
other citizens
Foreign
citizens
Standard price for 1 person 500 1500 3000
Minimum price for the group 5000 7500 15000

Address: 0213, Byurakan, Aragatzotn Province, Republic of Armenia
Tel: (+374-91) 195901
Email: observ@bao.sci.am

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