Österlen      about us      map      weather     contact    facebook 


first shopping / Stjärnhuset in Kivik
 photo & text: aboutosterlen.com 
A special day at Stjärnhuset in Kivik. A transit of Mercury accros the sun, and everybody was welcome to witness this rare astronomical event with a help of many good advices and equipment.
inside
Stjärnhuset (A House of Stars) is a family driven shop of binoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes, telescopes, astronomy and birding acessories. Inside the shop we find a huge choice for all those interested in bird watching, nature observation on land and at sea, and, of course astronomy. 
 
third
Our host, Robert J. Dalby is helping us with a camera adapter, so we can try to make some photos.
 
 
mercury
 
 
Proudly, we get our own photo on Mercury, a little black dot on the bottom of the sun.
the sun
 
 
On this other photo we couldn´t find Mercury, but there are few visible and nice Sun flames.
druga
 
As a passionate optician and astronomer, Robert has it´s own AstronomyAndNatureTV Youtube channel, with lots of tips on astronomy and nature observing topics. 
 
 
two
Maybe the best presentation of Stjärnhuset comes from his own words: "We will help you with not only the equipment but also with tips and advice - we have extensive experience and vast knowledge of all kinds of optical instruments, and we have not forgotten how it feels to be a beginner".
 
fourth
 
find "Stjärnhuset" on the map
 
find Stjärnhuset on the web
 
 
 
one
 
 
read more about shopping in Österlen
 
back to home