Visit the observatories

Several of our historical observatories are open for the public. Contact us to find an occastion where you can experience how astronomers did their research in a real-life scientific telescope.

You can also visit the observatory virtually with our online virtual tours. Whether you are planning to visit any of our observatories, or just curious to how they look –  enjoy! 

The first guided tours are still under development…

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Nebula in a Bottle

In this activity, the students will gain knowledge of the observable universe and the spectacular sights to be discovered when observing it. They get to unleash their creativity with creating nebulae and along with this learn that the Universe can come in a variety of colors, structures and shapes.  MATERIALS

Make your own Orrery

Orrery’s are fantastic tools to demonstrate the planetary motions in our Solar System, but rare since they often require advanced clock work to work. It is however straight forward to make one for your self with paper and scicssors. The children can colour their own orrery and play with it to explore several interesting phenomena …

Who are we?

We are a collaboration of five European observatories with key interests in making astronomy accessible for young students. Our project was started in 2018 and is funded by the European Union through an Erasmus+ grant.