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Xiataizi Destination Guide

Explore Xiataizi in China

Xiataizi in the region of Hebei is a town in China - some 86 mi or ( 139 km ) North-East of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Xiataizi

Current time in Xiataizi is now 02:37 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Weichanglu, Jinan, and Beijing. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tianjin . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Xiataizi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Exploring Beijings Mountains with Sidecars

8:39 min by Sabine Hartmann
Views: 2255 Rating: 5.00

Between Simatai Great Wall and the Eastern Qing Tombs is a beautiful Mountain Area. ca 50 km Dirt-Road and the last colours of the Indian Summer. ..

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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 28 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 28 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Hebei, Chinese telescopes, Telescopes