Archenhold Observatory, Berlin

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The Archenhold Observatory, named in honor of Friedrich Simon Archenhold, is an observatory in Berlin-Treptow. It houses the Großer Refraktor (Great Refractor), which is the longest pointable telescope in the world. It is also called the Himmelskanone (Celestial Cannon).
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  • Visited here last year with my school friends for a science trip and we were blown away! The man (not sure of his name) who ran the tour was very knowledgeable which made it even more interesting...  more »
  • Enjoy treptow Park and the visit this amazing museum. The largest telescope built in 1860s. First lecture by Einstein too. Loads of exhibits lots to learn in a great garden.  more »
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  • Went here today for the Sternestunde. It was a really nice & impressive place. The guide did a great job. Loved the small planetarium.
  • Visited this place as a part of The Long Night Of Science. Observed The Sun and Jupiter in three different telescopes, watched the movie about Rosetta in the hall where Einstein gave his first public talk about General Relativity, found out about stars over Berlin in super cozy planetarium. It was also a great possibility to watch how The Great Refractor works. It is mind-blowing. Highly recommended to visit.

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