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Though you don´t see much, if you are staying in the crater (would be nice to fly over it), it´s an... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Ana L
Boliden, Sweden
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what a sight, to be starting from the sun and compared to its diameter (75cm) the other planets are... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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Loisketie | Center of Meteorite Impact, Vaasa, Finland
+358 45 6324024
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Though you don´t see much, if you are staying in the crater (would be nice to fly over it), it´s an interesting site to visit, considering its size!

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

what a sight, to be starting from the sun and compared to its diameter (75cm) the other planets are placed in distance and size in relation. great view from the wooden tower to realize the vastness of this impact some 500mio yrs ago.

Thank bwoe
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place gives you a good perspective on how small we are and how vulnerable earth is from foreign objects from space. Crater rim is easily visible even when driving trough the area. If you are headed south from Wasa remember to take the time...More

Thank lorentzt
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The area is used to show the real scale of our solar system, with the Sun at the center (a lamp post with 70cm diameter) and planets shown at real sizes (a pea-sized Earth is over 20m away). This, once comprehended, makes you feel how...More

1  Thank RJRobsoon
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The place itself can be quite good for a local school trip focusing on astronomy and on nature or for kids. I have been here for pleasure and have planned again to come for running training. However if you are not an astronomy maniac and...More

Thank Piero Z
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place, gives you a strange feeling even if you come after opening hours, you can still use the wooden lookout n enjoy the sight

Thank Nikoll M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It was interesting how the travel sites barely mentioned this place. However, if you're in Wasa region, you just owe it to yourself to see this place. E.g. I'm a city person and never in my life did I imagine that seeing this much unlimited...More

3  Thank Miikka H
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This site is well worth visiting as it has a great physical/visual timeline of the AU's and the size of the planets along Loisketie (road) for relative enormity of the size of the sun and the other planets and their relative sizes. The observatory was...More

Thank htukk
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