100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: PORTUGAL
 
An Evening with the Stars: Águeda, Portugal

Organiser: NUCLIO & Escola Secundária Marques Castilho

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: NUCLIO and Science Club of Escola Secundária Marques Castilho will provide to their students a astronomy stargazing session, observing with portable telescopes and naked eyes, including a lecture about different issues, from mythology to the characteristics of different stages of stellar development. Targets include Moon, Mars, Pleiades, Orion Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy and other objects, depending of weather conditions.

ContactAlvaro Folhas

Stargazing at Braga Ciência Viva Science Centre, "Planetário de Braga": Braga, Portugal

Organiser: Centro Ciência Viva de Braga

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: In the celebration of the 100 hours of Astronomy we will be looking at Braga night sky and identify the constellations and other objects of deep space. The observation will take place at the Centro Ciência Viva de Braga, Planetário de Braga from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Up to 100 people can participate with prior registration

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactJoão Vieira

Astrofotógrafo por uma Noite: Cabeceiras de Basto, Portugal

Organiser: Miguel Ventura

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Event intended for those who now wish to start in landscape astrophotography. In just two hours, the participants are introduced to the definitions that the cameras must have to elaborate the nocturnal images in a short theoretical introduction, followed by a practical component

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactMiguel Ventura

"Looking in the dark: The dark matter and fate the of the Universe ": Caldelas Guimarães, Portugal

Organiser: Escola Secundária de Caldas das Taipas - Clube de Astronomia

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Clarification session on the theme of dark matter, its interactions in the universe ... in continuation, astronomical observation.

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactFrancisco Assis

"100 horas de astronomia": Coimbra, Portugal

Organiser: Observatório Geofísico e Astronómico da Universidade de Coimbra

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: The 1st Monthly Visit of 2019 is special !!! 100 hours of astronomy. We count on all of you for this astronomical space night!

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactNuno Peixinho

Double Session (Sessao Dupla): Espinho, Portugal

Organiser: Espinho Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: A planetarium show entitled "Explore" followed by observation of the night sky at the observatory .

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactAntonio Pedrosa

Astronomy in the School: Frazão, Portugal

Organiser: Escola Básica de Frazão

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: From 14:30 to 19:00, the Escola Básica de Frazão will host astronomical activities including: lecture "Astronomy: from antiquity to this day"; Sun and Moon observations with telescopes; and evening observation with telescopes. Targets include Mars, Uranus, Pleiades, Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy.

ContactMário Cerqueira

Stargazing at Lagos Ciência Viva Science Centre: Lagos, Portugal

Organiser: Ciência Viva Lagos Science Centre

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Celebrating the 100 hours of Astronomy we will be looking at Lagos night sky and identify the constellations and other objects. The observation will take place at the Centro Ciência Viva de Lagos from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactDiana Correia

Solar Observation at Lagos Ciência Viva Science Centre: Lagos, Portugal

Organiser: Lagos Ciência Viva Science Centre

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Using special equipment we will be able to look at our Star and even try to find Sun spots. How do Sun Watches work? Come to visit us and learn about it. This activity will take place at the Centro Ciência Viva de Lagos from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactDiana Correia

100 hours Watching the Stars and Sun: Lisbon, Portugal

Organiser: Army Geospatial Information Center

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: Initial presentation about the sun followed by sun observations, both visual and off the solar spectrum. Sessions will be organized by José Ribeiro and Rui Teodoro and will take place between 15h - 17h. 

Location of event is: Avenida Dr. Alfredo Bensaúde

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactRui Teodoro

100 hours Watching the Winter Sky: Lisbon, Portugal

Organiser: Army Geospatial Information Center

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: Initial presentation about astronomy, followed by sky observations. 

Sessions will be organized by Mário Ramos and Rui Teodoro and will start at 21h Location of event is: Avenida Dr. Alfredo Bensaude

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactRui Teodoro

Star Party - One Sky for All: Lisbon, Portugal

Organiser: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço 

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: From 6 pm to 1 am, everyone is invited to join the "Star Party – A sky for all", a night of fun and educational activities, including astronomical observations, guided tours to a historical observatory, a Solar System exhibition, workshops and an Astronomy quiz. Organized by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço, this event is part of the "100 Hours of Astronomy" project.

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactJoão Retrê

Astronomical Night at the Library: Moimenta da Beira, Portugal

Organiser: Clube das Ciências & Biblioteca Escolar

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About:From 20:00 to 23:300, Agrupamento de Escolas de Moimenta da Beira will host an evening devoted to astronomy outreach for the families of the school community. Activities include a short lecture about the 100 years of IAU, astronomy games, astronomy book fair etc. Telescopes and binoculars will be available for astronomical observations, if weather permits.

ContactPaulo Sanches

The Bethlehem Star: Monsaraz, Portugal

Organiser: Observatório do Lago Alqueva

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About:In this Science Café, Professor Rui Agostinho will present and discuss the biblical texts that refer to this event, historically fitting the probable Christ’s date of birth. This will allow us to scientifically approach what could have been the astronomical phenomenon known as the “Bethlehem Star”.

Event Page / More Information: More information can be found here.

ContactNelson Nunes

Closer to the Stars: Porto, Portugal

Organiser: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço/Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About:Closer to the Stars is a telescope observation night, held on the second thursday of each month, at the Porto Planetarium. The activity is led by specialists from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), the largest research institute in astronomy in Portugal.  / "Mais perto das Estrelas" é uma atividade de observação astronómica, nas noites da 2ª quinta-feira de cada mês, no Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva. A atividade é acompanhada por especialistas do Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).

Event Page / More Information: More information can be found here.

ContactRicardo Reis

Closer to the Stars: Porto, Portugal

Organiser: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço/Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About:Closer to the Stars is a telescope observation night, held on the second thursday of each month, at the Porto Planetarium. The activity is led by specialists from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), the largest research institute in astronomy in Portugal.  / "Mais perto das Estrelas" é uma atividade de observação astronómica, nas noites da 2ª quinta-feira de cada mês, no Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva. A atividade é acompanhada por especialistas do Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).

Event Page / More Information: More information can be found here.

ContactRicardo Reis

100 Hours of Astronomy: Vila Real, Portugal

Organiser: Escola S/3 São Pedro

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About:

Discovering the Sky - The activity consists in a workshop for 7th grade students and members of the Quark Up Science Club on January 10-11. Students will use computers to learn the astronomy softwares Stellarium and Celestia. 

Heaven and Its Discovery - The Stellarium Astronomy Software and Celestia will be held on the 10th and 11th in the 7th, 10th, and 10th grades. Laptops and groups of 2 will be used to explore the programs and relate to the content taught in the 7th grade. There are 68 students and the estimated time is 4 hours and 30 minutes. The same activity will also be carried out at the QUARK UP Experimental Science Club with 16 students, with 4 students from 11th grade with adapted curriculum and with Universal Support Measures. The expected time 90 minutes. In total, 6 hours

Event Page / More Information: More information can be found here.

ContactPaula Lopes

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