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National Observatory of Athens, Thissio Visitor Center

A. Stargazing. Constellations and their Mythology External talk about the Constellations and their Mythology. Who is the nymph Callisto and how do I find Polaris?  Where did Perseus meet Andromeda? Why are Scorpio and Orion never together in heaven? We will navigate the Uranus (Uranography) using an astronomical laser and observe planets and stars with a portable telescope. The action will take place in collaboration…

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Planets In Your Hand – NKUA

Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) Planets In Your Hand : exhibition The program ‘Planets In Your Hand’ consists of a portable exhibition of models of planetary surfaces in wooden rectangular frames. The idea of the exhibition arose in 2017, when in the framework of the competition Europlanet Funding Scheme 2017, a proposal was submitted by a group of students of…

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