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Follow live images from BirdLife Finland's webcam at Meteorian's birdwatching  tower
For the 2020 season, the exhibitions indoors are closed, but the exhibitions outdoors are open every day.
Due to the difficult corona situation, no group bookings can be made for October, but possibly for November
FURTHER INFORMATION about tehe season 2020.
Vaasan Ikkuna 27.5 2020

Due to  the corona COVID-19 virus outbreak the lessons are posponed to the autumn

1.Wed 1. April 18-19.30. About energy-solutions at the Meteoria  (in swedish)
2. Wed 15. April 18-19.30. Prof. Heidi Kuusniemi about a KvarkenSatellite  (in swedish and finnish) and Project Coordinator Rathan Kumar Alagirisamy, Vaasa university, tell us in English about available open spacebased data sources for everybody


The visitor centre Meteoria Söderfjärden 2020Meteoria Open 2020.jpg

Astronomical observatory open in winter 2020:
Sat 29.2, Sun 1.3 , Sun 8.3 from 7pm to 9pm and Sun 29.3 from 9pm to 11pm

Weather reservations  - see info 

Bird-watching tower and outdoors exhibitions always open


  • A BOOK ALSO IN ENGLISH 2019:Three books sve, fi, eng ALLM.jpg

  • Further information about the book - see the flyer  WHEN THE SKY FALLS DOWN

  • DRAINING  OF SÖDERFJÄRDEN - 100 year anniversary at the Meteoria 16-th June 2019- see images on Swe. page

10-years anniversary10-årsfest 16.6-18 Timo A.jpg
and inauguration of
new exhibitions
at the Meteoria
on June 16  2018











OPEN HOUSE AT THE METEORIA 23.9 2017 - about 1 000 visitors -  image Jens Rönn

Meteoria öppet-hus-kväll 23.9 2107  RGB - Foto Jens Rönn.jpg




Svanar i mars-17.jpg



OpenD 17.9 2016 a.jpg

A new modell of the Crater DSC_1769.JPG

Impact crater Söderfjärden after

the impact > 520 million years ago

- before the crater was filled with sediment.
Scale about 1: 500.






Sista tranorna 2015.jpg

Number of cranes at Söderfjärden, 

16th September 2019
record for one day:

10 126


SolFrm 20.3-15 kl 12.04.JPGSolarEclipseSUN-15.jpg

About 500 visitors at the Meteoria during the solar eclipse on Friday, March 20th 2015












  • The Meteoria Observatory at Söderfjärden. Public shows (clear weather only) 

Statistics of cranes at Söderfjärden 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012



(voluntary association of the village)
 Matts Andersén
Meteoria-ansvarig i Sundom bygdeförening
Meteoriihen vastuuhenkilö
Responsible for the visitors centre Meteoria Söderfjärden
Norrbacken 19
65410 SUNDOM
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