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.
ContactEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: (+351) 960 361 906 GPS: N 38 ° 26′ 35.5″ W 7 ° 22′ 01.5″
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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. It is possible to rent the auditorium for meetings, conferences or anniversary parties.
2018/12/21 07:57 - Lua em conjunção com Aldebaran -1°40'20.8"
2018/12/21 14:43 - Mercúrio em conjunção com Júpiter -0°51'58.8"
2018/12/21 22:22 - Solstício de Inverno
2018/12/22 17:48 - Lua Cheia
2018/12/24 09:48 - Lua no perigeu 361061.356 km
2018/12/26 12:00 - Vénus no periélio 0.718 UA
2018/12/26 16:31 - Lua em conjunção com Regulus -2°31'00.9"
2018/12/29 09:34 - Lua em Quarto Minguante
Hoje dia 2018/12/18 (Tempos em UTC)
O Sol nasce às: 07:41:00
no azimute de 119.6°
O Meio-dia Solar ocorre às 12:26:03
com o Sol a uma altura de 28.2°
O Sol põe-se às: 17:11:03
no azimute de 240.3°