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When we went on our trip to Yelagiri on 20/08/2018, we decided that we'll call up this place and ask for a slot. Nobody attended the call and we could not make a booking. We were informed later by Sterling Resorts Yelagiri that this attraction...More
To show the children that this is the Asia's largest telescope is one thing and another is showing them the stars and planets through a minor telescope at public visiting hrs on 18:00-20:00 hrs is good. Only thing is the effort to reach the place....More
Public are allowed to only 16cm telescope, which is usually installed in almost all small observatory. The 1meter telescope is only for research purposes and not meant for public viewing. So decide before travelling to such a long distance in the hill road.
We visited this place on Saturday during Pongal holidays. We had called up the place and were told to come at around 6:30 pm. We were there a bit early and waited for registering our names for the telescope visit. Closer to the admission time...More
We went to this place during our Yelagiri trip. The drive to this place is not worth it. Because of 2 reasons:
1. They only let general public see through a 6 inch lens telescope i.e. you don't get to actually see anything. Planets are...More
Visitors allowed only Saturday evening prior permission to get in office individual transportation best less Num of buses only available buses from vaniyambadi alangayam and polur nearst railway station is vaniyambadi and junction is jolepettai between chennai Bangalore/Salem stretch
This is a gold mine for star gazers. The cities are too much polluted by light and dust. This observatory is located in the middle of the forest on Javadi hills. It is a visual treat to see the sky even with a naked eye....More