Observation Platforms Rental

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The Observatório do Lago Alqueva – OLA makes the observing platforms available to be used by amateur astronomers and astrophotographers. The platforms are places in the OLA terrain, protected from the reduced light pollution surrounding OLA, which where projected taking into account their usage to make astronomical observations or acquiring astrophotographs. The platforms are places that were leveled and they contain 4 pillars with electrical connection, which enable the usage of telescopes with Go-To without the need to resort to batteries. The pillars are equipped with regulated red lighting, which allows one to maintain the darkness adaptation of the human eye.