Bosscha Observatory in Lembang, West Bandung, is the first place for astronomical observations in Indonesia. Photo/Sindo Media
In Indonesia, there are several places of world education outer space which you can visit, such as the following.
1. BOSSCHA OBSERVATORY
This is the first observatory in Indonesia, located in Lembang, West Bandung. In addition to being a place for astronomical observations and analysis of astrophysical data, it is also used to get to know history, facilities and a description of weather conditions.
Observatoirum Bosscha together with the Astronomy Study Program FMIPA ITB became the center for the development of astronomy in Indonesia.
2. JAKARTA PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY
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Located at TIM Cikini, Central Jakarta. In addition to stargazing and astronomy, it also has star theater facilities, telescopes, and an astronomical photo exhibition space.
3. YOGYAKARTA SMART PARK PLANETARIUM
This place in the center of Yogyakarta has facilities for viewing star simulations. By using a digital projector, you can see celestial objects. The exhibition presented can also display the atmosphere of Yogya at night very beautifully.
4. PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORIUM JAGAD RAYA TENGGARONG
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This sky simulation vehicle is located on Jl. Diponegoro, Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan. You will be presented with the beauty of the universe in the form of the sun, comets, meteors, stars, planets, and other celestial objects.
5. OBSEVATORIUM TIMAU
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Timau Observatory will be the largest observatory in Southeast Asia as well as the first dark sky national park in Indonesia. This tourist spot and science center is still free of light and air pollution so that visitors can feel the natural coolness of Kupang City, NTT.
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