Calar Alto Astronomical Center, CSIC and University of Seville sign an action protocol to promote educational and scientific-technological activities in the field of astronomy.
May 31st 2018
Calar Alto Observatory, CSIC and University of Seville sign an action protocol to promote educational and scientific-technological activities in the field of astronomy.
With this protocol, University of Seville, CSIC (through the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía) and Calar Alto Astronomical Center agree developing a joint plan of academic, scientific, technical and social activities, as a reflection of their commitment with the outreach and the progress of the Astronomy in the university and social sphere.
May 8th 2018
Astrophotography exhibition at University of Almería and winners of the III Calar Alto Contest Astrophotography and Time-Lapse 2018
Calar Alto Observatory starts a program of academic collaboration, student integration and scientific outreach
April 27th 2018
The Centro Astronómico Hispano-Alemán of Calar Alto (CAHA, MPG/CSIC), starts a program of academic and outreach activities together with the University of Almería and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC).
Calar Alto Observatory (CAHA) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Insituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC) and the University of Almería in order to develop a combined plan of academic and outreach activities, in both the universitary world and the social scope in the province of Almería.
October 6th, 2017
On September 29th, 2017, the European Researchers’ night was celebrated in 30 countries and over 300 cities. Calar Alto was present in downtown Almería (Junta de Andalucía's Govern Delegation) to share some of the recent scientific results inferred from observations made at the observatory.
The focus this year was on stellar evolution, with a couple of posters and a video showing how stars are born, live, and die, depending mostly on their mass. The public, after answering a short (but tricky!) questionnaire about stellar evolution could win a nice prize: a planisphere, especially designed for the event.
Also, as a “grande premiere”, an observation of the Moon was performed remotely from Almeria, by piloting the 1.23-m CAHA telescope fitted with a webcam over the impressive craters and “seas” of our satellite. The public was very impressed by this live view of the Moon with a professional telescope.
September 27th 2017
Calar Alto Observatory (CAHA, MPG/CSIC) and Azimuth company have prepared a visit for affiliates to ONCE (Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles –National Organization for Blind Spanish people), which incises on the need of universalize the outreach.
Next Saturday September 30th, Calar Alto Observatory will host an outreach day for visually impaired people consisting in a talk, a sensorial workshop and a visit to the observatory 3.5m telescope. This activity, developed in collaboration with Enrique Pérez Moreno, researcher at the Instituto Astrofísico de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC) who promotes “Astronomía Accesible” (“Accesible Astronomy”) project, constitutes a step beyond in the observatory compromise in order to divulge knowledge for everyone.