NEXT EVENTS


Astronomical drawing course
Astronomical drawing course
01/05/2021 - 02/05/2021, 15:00 - 2:00

1st May. The participants learn the basic techniques to make precise drawing of nebulae and planets.


Course on Introduction to Astronomy
Course on Introduction to Astronomy
29/05/2021, 14:00 - 23:00

29th May. Course coordinated by Cédric Pereira. Come and learn the basics necessary for entering amateur astronomy and conducting astronomical observations autonomously.


Saturn in opposition
Saturn in opposition
02/08/2021, 21:30 - 23:00

2nd August. The day Saturn is closest to our planet and thus, the best night to observe it and its rings.


Perseids meteor shower
Perseids meteor shower
11/08/2021 - 13/08/2021, 21:30 - 23:30

11, 12 and 13 of August. This is the most famous meteor shower of the year. The remainings of the comet Swift-Tutle produce more than 60 meteors per hour. (Image credit: Cédric Pereira)


Jupiter in opposition
Jupiter in opposition
19/08/2021, 21:30 - 23:00

14th August. The day in Jupiter is closest to our planet and thus, the best night to observe it and its moons.


Observation of Mercury
Observation of Mercury
14/09/2021, 20:00 - 21:30

14th September. This is one of the best days of the year to observe the planet Mercury by the end of the afternoon.


Leonids meteor shower
Leonids meteor shower
17/11/2021 - 18/11/2021, 18:30 - 20:30

17, 18 November. The Leonids is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tempel-Tuttle, which was discovered in 1865. They produce up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak.


Geminids meteor shower
Geminids meteor shower
13/12/2021 - 14/12/2021, 18:30 - 20:00

13, 14 December. The strongest meteor shower of the year. The remaining of the asteroide Phaethon produce 120 meteors per hour.

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