Special Event: Perseid Meteor Shower (August 12, 2018 Sunday)

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Ankara Üniversitesi Rasathanesi

We invite you to discover the celestial bodies and observe them with telescopes in the atmosphere of our observatory. You will find answers for many questions you are wondering about astronomy with interesting presentations and sky demonstrations.

Date: August 12, 2018 Sunday
Start: 20:15
End: 00:00
Observable Objects:
• Venus
• Jupiter
• Saturn
• Mars
• Pleiades
• meteor shower with naked eye

Participation Fees *
Student: 2.5 TL
Adult: 5 TL
* Ankara University staff and their relatives are not charged if they submit their university identities.

We suggest you to bring warm clothing when you come to the Observatory since the weather is slightly colder in the observatory than in the city center. There are hot / cold drinks and snacks in the event area (cakes, biscuits, etc.).

In the case that the sky is overcast, an alternative activity schedule will be applied since telescope observation will not be possible.