Vihorlat Observatory in Humenné

The Vihorlat Observatory in Humenné is a regional specialized scientific, research, cultural and educational institution focusing on astronomy and related natural sciences.

The observatory was founded in 1952. The dominant element in the observatory is Vihorlat National Telescope, located in a house four meters high.

The largest telescope in Slovakia

The largest telescope in Slovakia has a main mirror with a diameter of 1 m. Expert activities that take place here include observations of variable stars, meteorites, stars covered by the moon, and the photosphere of the sun.

Vihorlat Observatory