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Observatorio de Capricornio (Municipal)

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Address: Estr. Serra das Cabras s/n | Joaquim Egídio, Campinas, State of Sao Paulo 83649-850, Brazil
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(19) 3298-6566
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Sun 5pm-9pm

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The Capricórnio Sky observatory (near the Capricorn Tropic Line) is located at the highest point in Campinas and surroundings, a the border with neighbor city Morungaba.It can be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Capricórnio Sky observatory (near the Capricorn Tropic Line) is located at the highest point in Campinas and surroundings, a the border with neighbor city Morungaba.It can be reached from either city and part of the access is a dirty road (on both sides). The facility is easy to reach and astronomic events can bee observed there. It's very cold... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Come visit the observatory in a starry evening and enjoy the sky show as well as the sunset moments before. On the highest place of the region (Pico das Cabras, Goats Peak) here you can glimpse on the amazing view of the whole Campinas region. Consult their website to check the times of the guided visit, when they explain the... More 

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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

Wonderful landscapes on the road and the neighborhood. Observatory facilities are a bit careless nowadays, but it's worth a visit. Located at rural area at the nice district of Joaquim Egidio, Campinas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Try to be there when they have some special events, like jupiter, mars observation. It is cold, take some closes with you, also nice place for bike ride

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