Snowpack Mountain

Remains of the Snow

The marbled pattern of snowpacks from the 2150 masl at the Campo Imperatore Observatory on May’s Middle Sunday.

Corno Vado Observatory

Sitting just behind the Corno Grande peak, the observatory runs the CINEOS program (Campo Imperatore Near Earth Object Survey) studying asteroids and meteorites as they enter the earth’s atmosphere via its 108 cm-aperture telescope located in the East dome.  You can visit the observatory if pre-arranged  from Wed-Friday outside of winter.

Further Reading

Official website of the Campo Imperatore Observatory CINEOS program

Sam Dunham
Author: Sam Dunham

Sam is a very lucky midlife 'mamma' to A who is 11 and juggles her work as a self-employed freelance travel and food web content manager and copywriter and EFL teacher - she is the founder of English in the Woods. She is the co-founder of the social enterprises: The Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let's Blog Abruzzo. She is currently writing the book 'Abruzzo: Folk and Food.

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