More than 175 Years
of Contribution
to Research
and Society

The first Research Center in Greece and Southeastern Europe

The National Observatory of Athens is an research center operating under public law rules and procedures and is supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Development and Investments.

The Center was established in 1842 offering since then its services to research, science and society. The National Observatory of Athens with its highly-skilled human resources and the important infrastructure plays today an important role in research in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space applications, Environment, Energy and Meteorology, Seismology and Geodynamics, at European and international level.


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19.02.2021
Memorandum of Cooperation between the Hellenic Statistical Authority and the National Observatory of Athens / Greek GEO Office
The utilisation of earth-observation data, for statistical purposes, is the subject matter of the cooperation between the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) and the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), which hosts the Greek GEO Office (GGO), the main representative of Greece…
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06.03.2020
Master of Science 'Cultural Heritage Materials and Technologies'
Studies on the interdisciplinary field of Cultural Heritage and Science/Technology offer the great potential of a modern and balanced educational syllabus; they also produce an ideal platform for holistic approaches that are guaranteed by the creative mixing of up-to-date methodologies…
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