The visit to the observatory includes a solar observation where the visitor can see, through strategically placed screens, what the main telescope observes.
The activity is also accompanied by an interactive talk through the Stellarium software, an explanation of why the dates when the Sun visits each of the zodiacal constellations are different from millennia ago, a brief virtual glimpse of what the night sky will look like on nearest weekend to promote the astronomical evenings, as well as a small introduction to the five birds that represented the Sun in the Mayan worldview.
• Wednesday to Saturday
REQUEST THE TOUR AT THE TICKET OFFICE
TUESDAY TO SATURDAY
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
With credential of:
INAPAM or similar
Without a doubt, one of our stellar activities.
The quality of the dark sky that Cha'an Ka'an possesses cannot be surpassed by any other planetarium in Mexico, so much so that many visitors have seen the Milky Way for the first time in this enclosure. For this and many other reasons, astronomical evenings are scheduled every Thursday and Saturday.
During these nighttime activities you can see from 3 to 5 celestial objects through the main telescope, a talk is offered about what the sky offers and where the objects that are observed are located, as well as important characteristics of the same, is carried out Also carry out a guided tour with lasers to learn about the most remarkable stars and constellations of the season, it also talks about classical celestial mythology, as well as Mayan mythology.
THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
Duration: 1 HR
• National: $ 65 MXN
• Foreign: $ 140 MXN
Telescope observations are subject to to visibility and weather conditions.
Subject to change without notice.