observations with telescopes

Stars for Ukraine – Relief Astronomy Event

Free entrance
The Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA) joins the solidarity movement for Ukraine, and organises a free astronomy event to collect goods to be sent to refugee populations from Ukraine.

IA at the European Researchers’ Night 2021

Free entrance
From Earth to Space, IA's activities are framed within both European Researcher's Night initiatives in 2021 – science for climate, and environment and sustainability. Among our offer of online and physical activities at Planetário do Porto, Lisbon and Coimbra, there's action and knowledge in IA's programme.

Mars so close

Free entrance
Fifteen years have passed since Mars was so close to the Earth, and it will not be this close again until 2035! Come to Quinta do Covelo, in Porto, to observe the red planet, a moon eclipse and Saturn using telescopes

Star Party – One sky for all

Free entrance
As part of project 100 Hours of Astronomy, this event celebrates the 100th anniversary of the International Astronomical Union, with many astronomy activities in the emblematic Lisbon Astronomical Observatory

100 years of space-time: The Dark Side of the Eclipse

Free entrance
In the celebrations of the total solar eclipse of 1919, take part in astronomical observations, guided visits to a historical observatory and a public talk about the dark side of the Universe.