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  • Educational Activities for Students

    The educational program for children at Thissio Visitor Center starts in October

  • Doridis Telescope

    Doridis Telescope

  • WMO certificate
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  • August

    August 2017 | Photo: Theofanis Matsopoulos

  • CHARTE DES GEBIRGE DES MONDES

    Julius Schmidt, CHARTE DES GEBIRGE DES MONDES, 1878, ΝΟΑ Library

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    Simon Vouet (1590 - 1649), The Muses Urania and Calliope (1634)

    National Gallery of Art, USA

  • Τηλεσκόπιο Αρίσταρχος English

    Aristarchos Telescope, Helmos Observatory

  • Helmos National Geographic English

    Helmos Observatory, Photography: Harry Katzjaeger
    Source: "Top Shots," National Geographic, June 2012

  • Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 English

    Eskimo Nebula (NGC2392), Aristarchos Telescope, Observer: Dr. Ioannis Alikakos (NOA)

    Digital Image Processing: Theofanis Matsopoulos.

  • Μουσείο Γεωαστροφυσικής English

    Geoastrophysics Museum, Thissio

  • Εκπαίδευση στο ΕΑΑ English

    Summer School in Astrophysics

  • Τηλεπισκόπηση-Γή English

    Remote Sensing & Earth Observation

  • Greece from ISS English

    Greece from the International Space Station

    Photography: Paolo Nespoli, ESA astronaut

  • 3D Sun English

    3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission of NASA.

    Source: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

  • Helicorder English

    Analogue seismograph recorder

  • Geothermal English
  • Παλιρροιογραφος English

    Tide-gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada, Santorini.

  • Πειραμα Ulusses English
    Recovered  Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program
  • Meteo historic archive english

    The historic archive of NOA/IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid-19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean.

  • Meteo time-series graph English

    The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid-19th century until today, according to the records of the historic station NOA/IERSD (Hill Nymphs Thission).

  • Researchers Night 2014

    Pnyx Hill: Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA

    Researchers Night 2014

  • Researchers Night 2014

    Pnyx Hill: Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA

    Researchers Night 2014

NATIONAL OBSERVATORY OF ATHENS - CENTRAL PREMISES

sinaThe central premises of the National Observatory of Athens are situated on top of Lofos Nymphon (Nymphs' Hill) at Thissio. Nymphs' Hill borders with Philopapou Hill and is opposite to the Acropolis and the Athenian Agora.

NOA premises are accessible by Metro (Line 1) within a ten-minute walk from the nearest station 'Thissio'. A parking area is also available. The entrance is from Pnikos or Otrineon streets. Please note that only a section (Iraklidon to Otrineon) of the Apostolou Pavlou str. is open for vehicles.

Our Address

Lofos Nymphon - Thissio, PO Box 20048 - 11810, Athens

Τel. +30 2103490000, Fax +302103490120
WWW: http://www.noa.gr

NOA's Campus Map.

NATIONAL OBSERVATORY OF ATHENS - PENTELI'S ASTRONOMICAL STATION

Penteli's Astronomical Station is situated on 'Lofos Koufos' at Penteli , between Metaxa and Vassileos Pavlou streets.

It is accessible by public transport as indicated below.

By Bus

Line 460: "ST. CHALANDRI - P. PENTELI" from 'Station Chalandri' at Chalandri. The closest bus station to Penteli's Astronomical Station (five minutes on foot) is 'CHARAVGI'.

Line 461: From Metro Station "ST. CHALANDRI" to "P. PENTELI". The closest bus station to Penteli's Astronomical Station (five minutes on foot) is 'CHARAVGI'.

Line 446: From Station "MAROUSI (ST. AMAROYSIOY) " to " NOSOK. PENTELIS" (PIKPA). The closest bus station to Penteli's Astronomical Station (five minutes on foot) is 'CHARAVGI (Penteli Square)'.

By Metro

-Metro station MAROUSSI (Line 1) and then Bus Line 446.

-Metro station HALANDRI (Line 3) and then Bus Line 460 or Bus Line 461.

Penteli's Astronomical Station campus map


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Penteli Visitor Center
Thissio Visitor Center
Geoastrophysics Museum
Educational program on Meteorology
Multiple Events

Real Time Seismicity

Institute of Geodynamics
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Weather Forecast

 

View the latest weather forecasts, maps, and alerts for Greece on meteo.gr
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The Sky Today

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