observations with telescopes

IA at Lisbon’s 2022 Book Fair

Free entrance
The Lisbon's 2022 Book Fair will have more Space. Attend talks on black holes, or discoveries on other worlds, and, next to Gradiva Publications stands, see planets through the telescope, or join family activities.

Dark Sky Party Alqueva 2022

Free entrance
Enjoy a full weekend under the starry skies of Alqueva with the activities offered by IA within the programme of Dark Sky Party Alqueva 2022.

Planetália – The Planets’ Party

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With a privileged view over the sky to the South, the Museum of Lisbon – Roman Theatre is an excellent location to observe with telescopes the Moon, Saturn and Jupiter. This is also a chance for the whole family to learn more about planetary systems.

Stars for Ukraine – Relief Astronomy Event

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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

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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

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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