Newsletter – June 2019

Newsletter June 2019 News Certificate of excellence 2019 For the third consecutive year, OLA achieves a certificate of excellence from Tripadvisor. Thank you to all the visitors who took some of their time to evaluate and share their experience at the observatory. In June and July the Lake Alqueva Observatory awaits you! From Tuesday to […]

Newsletter – May 2019

Newsletter May 2019 News Schools and Scouts visited OLA In April, 300 Scouts from several districts visited OLA within the general activities coordinated by the the 320 Évora group. Also, 80 students from the Reguengos de Monsaraz high school, had the opportunity to visit the observatory. In May and June the Lake Alqueva Observatory awaits […]

Newsletter – April 2019

Newsletter April 2019 News OLA is in the Lonely Planet It is with satisfaction that we see that Lonely Planet classifies OLA has number one of the top sights in Monsaraz. FCUL students visited OLA A group of six physics students from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, led by prof. João […]

Newsletter – March 2019

Newsletter March 2019 In March and April the Lake Alqueva Observatory awaits you! From Tuesday to Saturday at 18:30 Stargazing sessions A guided tour of the magnificent sky of Monsaraz, where one can learn the orientation by the Northern Star, identify constellations and their legends, relate colours of stars with their ages, observe star clusters, […]

Newsletter – February 2019

Newsletter February 2019 News OLA participated in Fitur In January, OLA traveled with the Reguengos de Monsaraz delegation to participate in the 39th edition of Fitur – Madrid’s International Tourism Fair. In this way, the region’s wines, the activities and astrotourism could be promoted. In February and March the Lake Alqueva Observatory awaits you! From […]

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 […]