Place of interest in Montedoro – Planetarium

The Planetarium the Astronomical Observatory It is an interesting point of interest in Montedoro. It is located east of the town, the point called "Pupiddru" site on Mount Ottaviano where you can enjoy a breathtaking view. Arabs, indeed, defined this place "ElMinzar"Which means beautiful view.
Thus it was built in 2004 the Astronomical Observatory that allows you to see: l’Etna, Enna, the tops of the Madonie, Mine Bosco, Serradifalco and its train station, Mussomeli and the castle Chiaramonte, the Rock of Sutera, Mount Cammarata, Casteltermini, Milena, Gibellini and River Gallodoro.

This point of interest proposes a structure in the shape of thin and elongated prism which emerges from the ground as soon as.
The building is oriented like a compass on various directions that lead to all heaven and earth, the latter constitute the two poles which is oriented project.

The travertine slabs covering the prism which is characterized by a turret with openable dome and adjustable for the observation of the stars, with both di telescope. For who, instead, He wants to admire the views to the naked eye structure It offers a terrace overlooking the countryside.
Such a point of interest in Montedoro is also home to meetings of character scientific joins up cultural at a meeting room used inside.


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