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Astronomy Day at the Observatory on 21 September 2019

10 Sep 2019, 17:50 UTC
Astronomy Day at the Observatory on 21 September 2019

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Royal Observatory of Belgium opens its doors on September 21 for an Astronomy Day, organised by the Planetarium of Brussels, in collaboration with the FFAAB (Fédération Francophone des Astronomes Amateurs de Belgique) and the VVS (Vereniging Voor Sterrenkunde).
The program includes activities for young and old: visits to the Observatory’s telescopes, observation sessions of the Sun during the day and of the stars at night, thematic conferences, visits to the stands of amateur astronomy clubs… There are also numerous activities for children.
Come and enjoy an afternoon and evening under the Sun and the stars of our universe.
Practical information:
When? On Saturday September 21, 2019, from 13:00 to midnight.
Where? Royal Observatory of Belgium, Avenue Circulaire/Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels
Free admission. No registration required.
A picnic area and foodtrucks will be available on site.
Website: http://astronomie2019.oma.be
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3226320454052531/

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