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what a sight, to be starting from the sun and compared to its diameter (75cm) the other planets are placed in distance and size in relation.
great view from the wooden tower to realize the vastness of this impact some 500mio yrs ago.
This place gives you a good perspective on how small we are and how vulnerable earth is from foreign objects from space. Crater rim is easily visible even when driving trough the area.
If you are headed south from Wasa remember to take the time...More
The area is used to show the real scale of our solar system, with the Sun at the center (a lamp post with 70cm diameter) and planets shown at real sizes (a pea-sized Earth is over 20m away). This, once comprehended, makes you feel how...More
The place itself can be quite good for a local school trip focusing on astronomy and on nature or for kids. I have been here for pleasure and have planned again to come for running training. However if you are not an astronomy maniac and...More
It was interesting how the travel sites barely mentioned this place. However, if you're in Wasa region, you just owe it to yourself to see this place. E.g. I'm a city person and never in my life did I imagine that seeing this much unlimited...More
This site is well worth visiting as it has a great physical/visual timeline of the AU's and the size of the planets along Loisketie (road) for relative enormity of the size of the sun and the other planets and their relative sizes. The observatory was...More