Observatório do Lago Alqueva - OLALocated inside of the Dark Sky Reserve in Alentejo, OLA aims that our visitors find a pleasant place to discover the Universe and learn more about Astronomy and astrophotography, in one of the areas of Europe most protected against the light poluttion of big cities.
Tel: (+351) 960 361 906
GPS: N 38 ° 26′ 35.5″ W 7 ° 22′ 01.5″
Houses the reception and shop, the bookshop and the auditorium. It has a dome with a telescope for the night sky observations. The visitors can enjoy the view onto the Alqueva lake and village of Monsaraz. On the foreground the sundial where one can learn how to measure the local time from the direction of hour shadow.
The observation platform is located at the center of the observatory field. It is used as a support structure for large groups of astronomers and has a central role on the organization of star parties. It consists of a solid surface where tripods and pillars can be installed for telescopes and binoculars as well as other support equipment and with access to the electricity grid.
It is the main room where events such as talks, courses, workshops or even concerts happen. There are always two photography exhibitions displayed from either young or well known authors
This is the structure that houses the main telescope of the observatory. The quality of the telescope here installed enable us to acquire images of great quality and beauty
2018/01/24 00:37 - Vénus no afélio 0.728 UA
2018/01/24 01:09 - Lua em conjunção com Úrano 4°40'45.6"
2018/01/24 22:20 - Lua em Quarto Crescente
2018/01/25 09:20 - Mercúrio no afélio 0.467 UA
2018/01/27 10:34 - Lua em conjunção com Aldebaran -0°40'48.1"
2018/01/30 09:57 - Lua no perigeu 358993.523 km
2018/01/31 13:26 - Lua Cheia
2018/01/31 13:29 - Eclipse Lunar Total
Hoje dia 2018/01/22 (Tempos em UTC)
O Sol nasce às: 07:41:53
no azimute de 114.7°
O Meio-dia Solar ocorre às 12:41:03
com o Sol a uma altura de 32°
O Sol põe-se às: 17:40:34
no azimute de 245.5°