Held an astronomical telescope lecture and starry sky observation event at “Koumi Re-ex Hotel” in Koumi Town, Nagano

2021.11.10

The event “Kita Yatsugatake / Koumi Star and Nature Festa 2021” will be held at “Koumi Re-ex Hotel” on Saturday, November 13th and Sunday, November 14th, 2021. It is an event where you can fully learn and enjoy the nature of Koumi Town at the foot of Yatsugatake through hands-on sessions and workshops.

At the Vixen booth, we will exhibit astronomical telescopes and binoculars. Please actually pick it up and check its weight and appearance.

In addition, from 13:40 on Saturday, 13th, we will demonstrate the popular model “StarSense Explorer series” that has been introduced in many magazines and TV programs. Vixen employees will explain how to actually find a star using a dedicated app and its appeal.
And at night, we will hold a starry sky observation party at the starry sky site (separate venue). You can see the beautiful stars of Koumi Town using an astronomical telescope.

Northern Yatsugatake / Koumi Star and Nature Festa 2021

Date: November 13, 2021 (Sat) 10: 00 ~ 20: 00, 14th (Sun) 10: 00 ~ 15: 00
Location: Koumi Re-ex Hotel (Koumi Town, Nagano Prefecture)
Organizer: Northern Yatsugatake Koumi / Stars and Nature Festa Executive Committee

>Northern Yatsugatake / Koumi Star and Nature Festa 2021 Official Website

Many handmade miscellaneous goods and food and drink booths will also open. Not only those who are interested in stars and nature, but also those with companions and children can enjoy it all day long.
Please come and join us with your family and friends.

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