the official opening of the new observatory at Tõravere.

The new observatory was built thanks to the high level of astronomical research in the Tartu observatory and Aksel Kipper’s initiative.

The search for the proper location of the new observatory with leaders – in the photo Aksel Kipper, Harald Keres and Vladimir Riives – ...
…– and the young astronomers – in the photo Jaan and Liia Einasto – participating (the photos from academician Jaan Einasto’s private collection, 1953)
The opening of the observatory at Tõravere, 1964 (TO)