25 thoughts on “Farewell to Alien Worlds: Abandoned Observatory”

  1. Ground Control to Major Tom
    Ground Control to Major Tom
    Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

    Ground Control to Major Tom
    Commencing countdown, engines on
    Check ignition and may God’s love be with you

    • Me Too! Someone should create a guide of all abandoned places in old former Soviet Countries and list which are safe and which are not as well as a history and other important information about these places, also include a map where they are all located, and local places to stay in, such as a hotel or B&B if they even exist around these places. I would love to explore them and it seems Russia has so many.

  2. How dangerous is to visit all those abandoned places in Russia?

    Here where I live (Brazil), abandoned places near big cities may have drug addicted people and drug dealers nearby.

    Abandoned places far from cities are safe to visit, since nobody cares about being there. Plus, it’s hard to find someone caring weapons here.

    • Just go in Chernobyl,plenty abandoned,on other hand in darkness U can see every tramp comin’-they’r glow…:))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

  3. Maybe the strange signal on August’s first days audible in all Europe came from this place…

    more info here:
    i3jki [dot] blogspot [dot] com / 2010 / 08 / strani-segnali-3633-mhz.html

  4. This does not appear to be celestial observatory. More resembles equipments for atmospheric research, the study of upper ionosphere. Studies probably military in nature.

  5. Yes, some serious EME and AMSAT QSO’s could be had there. Also, did you notice the microwawe feedhorn in one of the smaller dishes? The thing is propably for +10Ghz!

  6. What?!! Abandoned observatory?!! Yes, this is it! It turns out that observatories can be abandoned too. Where? In Nizhny Novgorod!……information wikipedia ..Si est Toujour fontionel …

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