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Here you can find reports of recent public events of the Blaauw Observatory.

October 27, 2018 - Night of the Nights

The Blaauw Observatory of the University of Groningen welcomed a record number of 420 visitors on October 27, for the annual Night of Nights. For the entire press release, click here.

July 27, 2018 - Lunar Eclipse

Many moon lovers were to be found on Friday 27 July 2018 on the observation terrace of the Blaauw Observatory. Astronomers from the Kapteyn Institute and space research institute SRON stood with telescopes on the observation terrace and told the visitors about the special phenomenon, a complete lunar eclipse.

Video of the evening by Martijn Heemstra

Elder reports can be found on the Dutch page.

Last modified:10 November 2018 08.04 a.m.
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