What you'll do
You are in a natural and preserved area near the gorges of Verdon, with a black sky. This is an original experience accessible to all. 9 pm: welcome with a tea, explanation of the program using a sky map. 9.30 pm: in the observatory, discover the telescope controlled by computer. You will adjust the telescope to your eye to look at the stars with personalized explanations. At the end of the observation: if requested, some scientific research in which I'm active. And if the Moon is present, you can immortalize the image through the telescope with your mobile phone. I hope that you will spent a beautiful evening, perceiving the place of our fragile little planet in the universe. An unforgettable experience to dream to the stars!
Michel Et Jannik
I am passionate about astronomy. Engineer in nuclear physics, I was trained in astrophysics and I am very involved in the international astronomical community. Having an artistic approach, I am specialized in night watercolor. I like to share my passions: articles in scientific journals, conferences, animations in schools, and ... exchange with you!
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Where you'll be
From the garden, you will discover the constellations. In the observatory, it is a real window to the universe that I will open to you. You will see, for example, planets like Jupiter and its satellites, Saturn with its rings, the Moon and its craters, a galaxy, even perhaps a comet.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.
Bring warm clothes, the nights can be cooler even in Provence. Do not forget your cell phone for a beautiful photo of the Moon through the telescope.