Newsletter – Dezembro 2018

Newsletter December 2018 News School of Amareleja visited OLA In the past month, OLA received the students of the elementary school of Amareleja who had the opportunity to make a journey from Pluto to the Sun across our solar system to scale and take home a sundial constructed at the observatory. In December and January […]

Newsletter – November 2018

Newsletter November 2018 News The Astronomical Park of Alentejo is winning project The Astronomical Park of Alentejo is one of the winning projects approved for funding via the Portuguese Popular Budget. The Lake Alqueva Observatory has support this project from the start and thanks everyone who voted in this idea and made its implementation a […]

Newsletter – October 2018

Newsletter October 2018 News OLA brought the NEI 2018 to Monsaraz For the second consecutive year, OLA brought the European Researchers Night to Monsaraz on the 28th of September. A big thank you to all the researchers participating and to Hortênsia de Castro High School from Vila Viçosa for the visit. Click on the photo […]

Newsletter – September 2018

Newsletter Setembro 2018 News Dozens of Perseids for hundreds of visitors During August it occurs the most known meteor shower, the Perseids. On the days around the peak of activity, 10th, 11th and 12th of August, OLA welcomed over 300 visitors eager to see these meteors originating from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Moon helped this […]

Newsletter – August 2018

August 2018 Newsletter News The Minister of Agriculture Luís Capoulas Santos, visited OLA last July The minister of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development, Luís Capoulas Santos, visited OLA in the company of the City Mayor, José Calixto and his team. On this session, the Minister had the opportunity to explore the Alqueva night sky with […]

Newsletter – July 2018

July 2018 Newsletter News Seniors on the move (Séniores a Mexer) at OLA In June, OLA has continued its collaboration with the Municipality of Reguengos de Monsaraz, in the context of the program “Séniores a Mexer (Seniors on the move)”. During the course of 5 sessions, around 144 participants got to know OLA’s project and […]

Newsletter – June 2018

Newsletter June 2018 News OLA is “Best Tourism Entertainment of Alentejo 2017” On 6th of May, a day after the celebration of Observatório do Lago Alqueva – OLA second anniversary, we were distinguished at the Alentejo and Ribatejo Tourism Awards 2017 as “Best Touristic Entertainment of Alentejo 2017”. At the ceremony that was held at […]

Newsletter – May 2018

Newsletter Maio 2018 News OLA celebrated the 25th of April at São Bento Palace On the occasion of the 44th Anniversary of the 25th of April Revolution, OLA offered a solar observation session with a completely safe telescope. Nearly 400 people could appreciate our star, including the Prime Minister António Costa. In May and June, […]

Newsletter – April 2018

Newsletter April 2018 News OLA cooperated on the activities held on the Day of Reguengos de Monsaraz Schools Group On the past March 22nd, OLA participated on the Day of Reguengos de Monsaraz Schools Group. During the morning we safely showed the Sun with telescopes to several hundred students from various schools of the Group. […]

Newsletter – March 2018

Newsletter March 2018 News “Mais Perto do Céu” on air at Radio Corval OLA collaborates on a weekly basis with Rádio Corval, a local radio, within the  program “Closer to the sky”. In this program, OLA’s team present the scheduled activities at the observatory and discuss the latest Astronomy news. The emission happens every Thursday […]