|Here you can see the public observatory in Dortmund.|
The observatory was build in two phases. The library was build in the late 1950th as a buildung of the 1st "Bundesgartenschau". In the middle of the 1970th the "Astronomische Verein Dortmund e.V." (founded 1913) has gone to this building.
In autumn of 1984 the club has opened the new observatory building with a 25 cm mirror telescope. This iss placed under the white roof, which can be rolled an the tho irons.
The star is placed nearly the main entrance.
In the white box SE of the building is placed a smaller telescope.