If you are planning your trip to Foz do Iguaçu, you can not miss the Itaipu Astronomical Pole, called the Astronomical Pole Casimiro Montenegro Filho in tribute to the aeronaut and also a teacher, whose entrepreneurial vision and broad, incentive to science education in the country. He was known as Marshal-Do-Ar and also Patron of Aeronautical Engineering, some other great achievements of Casimiro also include his participation in the Aerospace Technical Center, which nowadays is better known as Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, and also of the Technological Institute of Aeronautics.
The Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole is located inside the Hydroelectric Power Plant Complex, an incredible and fascinating journey through the universe and knowledge, learning more about galaxies, planets, stars and the whole universe. The Itaipu Astronomical Pole is the ideal tour for the whole family, we at the Tarobá Hotel Foz recommend you to put the Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole in your script when traveling to Foz do Iguaçu.
And to get to know the Astronomical Pole Foz do Iguaçu, do not forget to contact the team of Combo Iguassu, who sells this tour and many other attractions of the triple border. Combo Iguassu is your travel agency in Foz do Iguaçu.
The Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole is the ideal tour for those who are passionate about knowing more about the universe and knowledge, traveling through space and approaching the stars and meeting other planets. And the Itaipu Astronomical Pole still gathers in one place: planetarium, observatory and a modern platform of observations with the naked eye, that have few of the type in the whole world.
Interest in the universe is already aroused at the entrance of the Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole, where miniature replicas of spacecraft, probes, simulators of the solar system and prototypes of planets are on display.
The assistance of the Foz do Iguacu Astronomical Pole is from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10h to 16h, Fridays and Saturdays 10h, 16h and 16h30 (daylight saving time) and 10h, 16h and 18h30 at normal time.
Some highlights of the Foz do Iguassu Astronomical Tour are: the Solar Clock, Meteorites, Bowling Balls and also the observation in the Sun Telescope.
The meteorites make you feel a bit of the universe in your hands, holding the meteorites that are exposed.
The solar watch teaches you how to see the time on older watch models.
The Bowling Balls show the weight and gravity of the planets in our galaxy with the equipment of the Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole.
The observation on the Telescope Sol is something unique, watching the sun in one of the only solar telescopes in Brazil! The Itaipu Astronomical Pole is an incredible tour and a science center that has its focus on astronomy, aiming at research, tourism and education.
Every year the Foz do Iguaçu Astronomical Pole promotes events and holds exhibitions, such as Casimiro Montenegro Filho Week, where competitions and lectures are held with the aim of promoting, teaching and disseminating more about scientific culture.