Astronomical Observatory"N. Copernicus" Astrophilic Group .

It is the only one in the province of Rimini. It is equipped with several telescopes, two of which are Newtons with a diameter of 400 mm, some managed for carrying out astronomical research programs, others instead for spreading knowledge, mainly for observing the sky.
The astronomical park is equipped to accommodate school groups and groups of very large numbers.
For the entire duration of the visit, which lasts an average of two hours, an astrophile is always present, ready to guide you in viewing the most interesting phenomena and objects of the evening sky with a presentation of the celestial vault.
In the facility, it is possible to visit the main instrument placed under the dome, consult a library with specialist books and magazines.
During the year, an inflatable digital planetarium 6 meters in diameter is also available for events or shows, where there are projections of both the celestial vault in the planetarium version or very immersive video content projected onto the full dome (cinema and 360°).

Membership for the current calendar year is mandatory in order to participate in the various activities of the observatory: children aged 6 to 12 and people with disabilities: €4 - from the age of 13 and older: €6.
(2022 membership).


How to get there:
Santa Maria del Monte
Via Pulzona, 1708 - tel: (+39) 333 4055640 to be contacted after 5:00 pm
Area not served by public transportation | SP 44 - 59 Pian Ventena - Madonna del Monte

Opening: every Saturday all year long
Opening hours: 10 pm to midnight