Scheduled Events

Attention: No appointment is made for public and special events. This section is for groups who want to visit the observatory privately on a requested date.

You can also visit the observatory by making an appointment for “Scheduled Events”. This activity includes students at all grades of educational institutions and visitors of all ages working in public and private institutions and organizations. In order to make an appointment, the minimum number of visitors must be 15. You can call (312) 489 80 06 during working hours (09:30 – 12:00, 13:30 – 17:30) to make an appointment. The following programs are applied to visitors depending on weather conditions.

Program to be Applied in School or Group Visits
If the weather is clear,
– Observation of celestial bodies with the Solar Telescope and / or Coude Telescope
– Observatory Museum tour
– Presentation on a specific astronomy topic

If the weather is cloudy,
– Presentation on a specific astronomy topic
– Observatory Museum tour
– Coude telescope tour and telescopes presentations

Entrance Fee
Adult: 10 TL
Student: 5 TL
Ankara University Administrative / Academic Staff: 5 TL
Ankara University Students: 3 TL (student ID card is required)

Not: The total amount of entrance fee (the total number of participants times fee to the above tariff) must be transferred, at least one day before the appointment date, to the given IBAN number below which belongs to Ankara University Circulating Capital Enterprise. A copy of the invoice must be sent to the e-mail address rasathane@ankara.edu.tr at least one day before the appointment date. Information about payment is as follows;

IBAN: TR56 0001 0007 9907 0593 6351 52
Recipient name: Ankara Üniversitesi Döner Sermaye Saymanlığı
Description: Observatory tour, school name, number of people

An example invoice;

IBAN: TR56 0001 0007 9907 0593 6351 52
Recipient name: Ankara Üniversitesi Döner Sermaye Saymanlığı
Description: Rasathane ziyareti, ABC okulu, 20 kişii

Note: If an invoice copy is not sent one day prior the activity date, the requested appointment will be canceled.

After paying the fee, if the visit is cancelled for any reason, a petition must be submitted to Ankara University Circulating Capital Enterprise along with the document received from the observatory concerning the return deposit, and a copy of the payment invoice.

 

FOR APPOINTMENT

Tel: 312 489 80 06
E-mail: rasathane@ankara.edu.tr
IBAN: TR56 0001 0007 9907 0593 6351 52
(For Public Events, do not transfer money to this account!
Fees are collected at the entrance on public events.)