Kirara Muroneyama Observatory

Ichinoseki City

Southern Iwate

Kirara Muroneyama Observatory is an astronomical observatory located on the south side of the summit of Mt. Murone. Equipped with a 50cm diameter reflecting telescope called ``Canopus'' and a 15cm diameter refracting telescope, you can see the sun during the day and many stars and nebulae at night. In addition, planetary models and astronomical photographs are displayed in the training room, which attracts many astronomical enthusiasts and their families.

1-146 Muroneyama, Orikabe, Murone-cho, Ichinoseki-shi, Iwate 029-1201
Business Hours
Please check the official website for operating hours.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, off-season December to mid-April
Adults 330 yen, elementary and junior high school students 160 yen, infants free
Kirara Muroneyama Observatory
Phone number 0191-64-3700

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