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« Astronomy fair in Lithuania »


Researcher's Night 2006 in Lithuania
Vilnius and Moletai

Organised by:
Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy of the Vilnius University (contact: Algirdas KAZLAUSKAS ), Astronomical Observatory of the Vilnius University, Planetarium of the Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy of the Vilnius University

Credited to R.Corradi (Isaac +Newton Group) and D. Goncalves (Instituto Astrofisica de Canarias)

A magic sunset: after a concert by “Dijuta” folklore ensemble of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, you willbe offered the opportunity to stargaze through the powerful telescopes set at your disposal at the Observatory, to discover the fascinating astronomical instruments and learn how they work, or participate in a scientific cafés with the astronomical researchers.

A journey through the Milky Way : leave your petty troubles and come to the house of Urania. Take a journey to the Solar system planets, then into the realms of Milky Way stars and beyond. Make investigations on your own or with the assistance of researchers, freely discuss with them various problems including the searches for extrasolar planets and life in the Universe.

Open the window to the universe , participate in the drawing session “the sky for juniors”, enjoy the videos “space science” and “astronomy combo park”, “stargaze...humble view of the universe”, “visions of the universe” and discover the wonders of the backyard astronomy “when the night comes”…


In the sky, on earth, underground, in water and even in your body, follow researchers and discover worlds you wouldn't even have thought about...

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