Observatory of Dr. Antonín Bečvář

Hvězdárna Dr. Antonína Bečváře
Hradní 577/2
435 02 Most 9
Czech Republic

Operating time

Public observations are every Sunday from 2 pm to 9 pm and always an interesting phenomenon.

GPS coordinates

50° 31' 0.12" N, 13° 36' 59.76" E

Intended for

Families with children
Active sportpeople
Planetária a hvězdárny

For more information

The observatory is located in the area around the Hněvín castle in the town of Most. The observatory is named after a Czech astronomer and climatologist, RNDr. Antonín Bečvář. In the observatory cupola there is an efficient Gustav Heyde refractor that enables the approximation of observed objects up to 300x. In case the weather is not good, the visitors can watch audiovisual programmes with interesting facts from solar system research and news from cosmonautics.