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Shimiaozi Destination Guide

Touring Shimiaozi in China

Shimiaozi in the region of Hebei is located in China - some 76 mi or ( 122 km ) North-East of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Time in Shimiaozi is now 01:27 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Weichanglu, Jinan, and Beijing. Being here already, consider visiting Tianjin . Check out our recomendations for Shimiaozi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Xinglong Station (NAOC)

Xinglong Station is an observatory (IAU code 327) situated south of the main peak of the Yanshan mountains in Hebei province, China. Installed are seven telescopes: a Mark-III photoelectric astrolabe; a 60 cm reflector; an 85 cm reflector; a 60/90 cm Schmidt telescope; an 1.26m infrared telescope; and a 2.16m telescope. The most recent telescope is the 4m LAMOST. It is a popular tourist site.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.39 117.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Asteroid-discovering observatories, Astronomical observatories in China, Buildings and structures in Hebei

LAMOST

The Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fibre Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST), also known as the Guoshoujing Telescope after the 13th century Chinese astronomer, is a meridian reflecting Schmidt telescope, located in Xinglong Station, Hebei Province, China. Undertaken by the Chinese Academy of Science, the telescope is planned to conduct a 5-year spectroscopic survey of 10 million Milky Way stars, as well as millions of galaxies. The project’s budget is RMB 235 million yuan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.39 117.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Hebei, Chinese telescopes, Telescopes

Malanyu

Malanyu is a town approximately 30 kilometres west of the city of Zunhua, Hebei, China, which administrates the town. It is the location of the final resting place of some of the Qing emperors and empresses. Malanyu lies about 120 kilometers from the Forbidden City in Beijing.

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Located at 40.19 117.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Cities in Hebei