100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: NETHERLANDS
Stargazing at ARTIS: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Organiser: ARTIS & Anton Pannekoek Institue (University of Amsterdam)

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: The ARTIS Planetarium opens its doors on 12 January from 19.00h – 22.00h. In the dome of the Planetarium thousands of stars are visible and you will travel through the universe in special live shows. On our outside terrace, telescopes are pointed at the real sky. Volunteers of the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy can tell you all about the night sky. At 20.00h the world-famous astronomer Prof. dr. Dr. Ewine van Dishoeck will talk about the building blocks for life in the universe. She gives this freely accessible lecture in context of the celebration of 100 years of International Astronomical Union (IAU), of which she is President.

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ContactMilo Grootjen

Sidewalk Astronomy: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Organiser: Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: City starparty @ Oost! We will bring our telescopes into the city whenever the sky clears up and offer the people in our direct neighborhood a view at the moon and stars. 

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ContactEsther Hanko

Observatory Open for Public: Asten, Netherlands

Organiser: Jan Paagman Sterrenwacht

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: On the 11th of january we will have our regular public event with cinema presentation, planetarium and view to the sky. On the 12th we will have an additional opening of our observatory. On this date only viewing though telescopes.

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ContactHarrie Eijsbouts

Public Viewing: watching the moon and planets: Bovenkarspel, Netherlands

Organiser: KNVWS

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Visitors (both youth and adults) are most welcome on January 12, 2019 from 19 - 22 hours to enjoy the starry sky at the public observatory Orion and go on a journey through the solar system. Visitors can watch in the observatory and on the roof terrace of Orion through the giant telescopes to the moon, planets, star clusters and star nebulae. In the planetarium there are live planetarium shows with the starry sky in the winter, Then we go to the planets. In the exhibition space you can see and experience everything about astronomy, space travel and geology (including a nice collection of meteorites, minerals, fossils and dinosaurs). There are also fun things to do like physical experiments under the guidance of Orion employees and explanations are given about the refraction of light, static electricity and magnetism, microscopes can be viewed and an interactive trip through the universe via the large touchscreen. Volunteers from Orion are present to provide explanations and information. Admission to the observatory is free and there is no need to register in advance

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ContactIneke Mulder

Observing : Broekhuizen, Netherlands

Organiser: Astronomieclub Aarde

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: We will set up a couple of scopes (Celestron C8/Vixen 15cm) for observing. The Celestron scope is fully automated for easy transitioning. Indoors we will be doing presentations on astronomical subjects.

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Contact: Astronomieclub Aarde

Stargazing in the OBSERVEUM : Burgum, Netherlands

Organiser: OBSERVEUM

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: The OBSERVEUM - museum & sterrenwacht is open all week (except Mondays) from 13:00h – 17:00h and at 11 and 12 January also from 19:00h – 22:00h. In the planetarium-dome of the OBSERVEUM millions of stars are visible and you will travel through the universe in surround live shows and observe the digital night skies. On the outside location, telescopes are pointed at the evening- and night sky. Our volunteers will share information about stars, galaxies and nebulae, the solar system (sun, planets, moons) and they answer your questions. At 11 and 12 January around 19.00h you will be invited to take a live view through our biggest telescopes into the universe. If the sky is cloudy, we will show you our instruments and repeat the planetarium program. The celebration of 100 years of International Astronomical Union (IAU) offers you a unique opportunity to surprise you, your family and friends in a spectecular way!

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Contact: Hans Molema

“ Nederland kijkt sterren “ gratis toegang : Bussloo, Netherlands

Organiser: AVolkssterrenwacht Bussloo

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: Within the framework of 100 years of International Astronomical Union, astronomical public activities are organized worldwide this weekend. At the Volkssterrenwacht Bussloo, both evenings (from 7.30 pm) are given a few short talks about the actual starry sky. And in clear weather the telescopes are ready to admire the Moon, the Orion Nebula, the Pleiades and other celestial objects.

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Contact: Astrid Eeuwes

Observing : Deurne, Netherlands

Organiser: Astronomieclub Aarde

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: We will set up a couple of scopes (Celestron C8/Vixen 15cm) for observing. The Celestron scope is fully automated for easy transitioning.

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Contact: Astronomieclub Aarde

Stargazing with telescopes and Dwingeloo Radio Telescope : Dwingeloo, Netherlands

Organiser: CAMRAS

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: In clear weather there are telescopes for stargazing next to the large radio telescope and we tell you about the stars that can be seen there. In the radio telescope we continuously give demonstrations of a pulsar (neutron star) and/or hydrogen in the Milky Way. The demonstration in the radio telescope always goes on, even in cloudy weather, because radio waves go right through the clouds. In the Muller House (former director's residence), presentations of about a quarter of an hour are given and a demonstration of meteor scatter.

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Contact: Ard Hartsuijker

Stoepsterrenkunde op de Vismarkt : Groningen, Netherlands

Organiser: Kapteyn Institute

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: This year the International Astronomical Union is celebrating its 100th anniversary! In honor of this anniversary, various events are organized all over the world. One of these is called '100 hours of Astronomy' and takes place from January 10 to 13.
The Blaauw Observatory of the University of Groningen and space research institute SRON are participating this event: Thursday, January 10, astronomers and real telescopes are standing on the Vismarkt. From 18:00 the passing people are able to take a look at the universe together with astronomers. Have you always wanted to look through a telescope? Come along!
Attention: Unfortunately, this event is depending on the weather conditions. We will let you know via the website www.rug.nl/sterrenwacht whether this event will take place.

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Contact: Marlies van de Weijgeart, Willeke Mulder

Kijkavond : Hellendoorn, Netherlands

Organiser: Sterrenwacht Hellendoorn

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: The Observatory Hellendoorn participates in 100 years of International Astronomical Union with a Kijkavond and a Kijkmiddag

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Contact: Cor Kolthof

IAU100 : Heerhugowaard, Netherlands

Organiser: Sterrenwacht Saturnus Heerhugowaard

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Astronomy observatory "Saturnus" will welcome all scientists of the future to use our telescopes

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Contact: Harrie Ploegmakers, Ph.D.

Discovery Club : Katwijk & Nijmegen, Netherlands (2 activities)

Organiser: Universe Awareness

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Discovery Club, a Universe Awareness project, will celebrate the '100 hours' together with children (ages 4-12) who live in the refugee centre Nijmegen - Dommer van Poldersveldtweg with astronomy-related activities. 

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Contact: Mahbobah Ahmadi

Cosmos Observatory Sky Grazing for Children : Lattrop, Netherlands

Organiser: Cosmos Observatory

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: On Saturday evening, January 12, there will be a special Sky Grazing for Children Event at the Cosmos Observatory in Lattrop. It promises to be a special evening with a spectacularly beautiful winter starry sky with the Moon, the red planet Mars and the beautifull Orion Nebula. But there is of course much more to do and do in and around the observatory. We start with a performance in the Astro Theater where we take you on a journey through the solar system. During the performance you learn all sorts of facts about the sun. moon, planets, comets and shooting stars. In the planetarium you can see the starry sky of this moment. Look left, right, front and above you, you are in the starry sky! The planetarium projects stars, moon, planets, the Milky Way and other galaxies on the inside of a large dome. The whole universe can be seen here. We show you the most beautiful constellations, with the figures that go with them. And maybe there is still a shooting star. In the observatory is one of the largest telescopes in the Netherlands. But there are also several telescopes on the beautiful roof terrace. Look at the red planet Mars and the craters on the Moon. Be amazed and enjoy the beautiful images through the telescopes yourself. The observatory is open at 7 pm, the program starts at 7:30 pm. The evening lasts until about 21.30. Registration is not necessary. More information can be found on www.cosmosterrenwacht.nl

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Contact: Arnold Tukkers

100 hours of Astronomy at the Old Observatory Leiden : Leiden, Netherlands

Organiser: Leiden University

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: Astronomy talks, tours of the domes, stargazing, kids activities and much more.

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Contact: Bart Clauwens

Open Nights & Sidewalk Sunwatching : Lochem, Netherlands

Organiser: Publiekssterrenwacht Phoenix

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: We are open to the public for skywatching Friday 11 and Saturday 12 January from 20.00 hrs on. In case of overcast skies we'll retire to our planetarium to project the actual night sky. Sidewalk sunwatching at noon Saturday 12 January when we bring out the solar telescope. Location: market square Lochem. 

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ContactMagda Beekhuizen

Stargazing at the Birthplace of the Telescope : Middelburg, Netherlands

Organiser: Volkssterrenwacht Philippus Lansbergen

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Middelburg is the birthplace of the first telescope in 1608. Hans Lipperhey invented this device and presented it to Prince Maurits in The Haque. Learn everything about this invention and come stargazing at our observatory.

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ContactRijk-Jan Koppejan

Public Stargazing Evening at Radboud University: Nijmegen, Netherlands

Organiser: Radboud University and Astronomische Kring Nijmegen

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Special edition of the Open Stargazing Evenings at Radboud University. Tours to the telescopes of the Huygens Observatory, a public lecture titled "Stellar Marriages" about neutron stars by Nadia Blagorodnova, and a demo of gravity in the universe. Children are also very welcome!

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ContactSteven Bloemen

Moon Gallery Future Past: Noordwijk, Netherlands

Organiser: Space Expo & Moon Gallery

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Join us for the Moon Gallery reopening event at Space Expo – the official visitors center of the European Space Agency – to experience cosmic music, celebrate 100 hours of astronomy with EuroMoonMars telescopes and explore the intricate works of art and ideas by our honored and engaging Artists. 

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ContactAnna

EuroMoonMars workshop and Hands-on Telescopes: Noordwijk, Netherlands

Organiser: ILEWG EuroMoonMars, ESTEC & VU Amsterdam 

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: Workshop, preparation and demo of instruments and telescopes for outreach for IAU event 100 hours of astronomy and future EuroMoonMars simulations 

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ContactProf Bernard Foing

Stargazing Nights at Sonnenborgh: Utrecht, Netherlands

Organiser: Sonnenborgh museum en sterrenwacht

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: On the 11th and 12th of January we will have our regular public events (Friday: adults, Saturday: kids 6 until 12 years) with astronomy talks, tours of the domes, stargazing, planetarium

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ContactBureau Sonnenborgh

Stargazing on the Square: Utrecht, Netherlands

Organiser: Sterren kijken in de stad

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: On January 12, 7 pm through 10.30 pm, telescopes for public viewing will be set up on the square of what was 2000 years ago a Roman Castellum. This is now a museum of history and local theatre. The event aims to show people the night sky and enthuse them for science in general and space in particular.

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ContactVictor Land

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