Nin among the stars
Nin is a town of long tradition and a glorious past and its natural beauties ensure it a special place in Croatian and European tourism. Not only is Nin a tourist star but also a real celestial star. Namely thanks to astronomers from the Višnjan planetarium in Istria, Damir Marković, whose mother is form Nin, and a friend of his, Korado Korlević, the asteroid which they discovered on the 14th February 1996 under the ordinal number 10,175, their initiative has the name Aenona, the name of the oldest Croatian royal town Nin.
It is not by accident, Aenona is an asteroid whose parametres have been determined so that its existence has also been confirmed by the World's Planetarium Centre, Minor Planet which has its headquarters in the USA. Indeed Nin is a double star-tourist and celestial.
Did you know that in Nin there is the largest site of the medicinal mud in Croatia with 120,000 m3 of surface? Therefore, in 1960. Nin was registered at The Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia as a thalassotherapy health resort and site of the sea peloid in North Dalmatia with a summer clinic in open for the bath therapy. The peloid – medicinal mud is located in the middle of the Lagoon of Nin, near the longest sandy beach in Croatia, the Queen's beach. Its beneficial and positive effects on human health have been recognized even by ancient Romans. Under the medical supervision therapy is held in July and August.