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 a 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 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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28.01.2022
Sustainable MED Cities – Integrated tools and methodologies for sustainable Mediterranean cities
A new project aiming to facilitate public administration to plan, implement and monitor efficient measures to improve the sustainability of buildings, neighbourhoods and cities with focus on energy efficiency Project duration : October 2021 – September 2023 Participating countries :…
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19.01.2022
The National Observatory of Athens monitors the flyby of asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1)
The Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) successfully observed the flyby of asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1) with the 1.2m Kryoneri telescope. As shown in the video, on 18/01/2022 (time…
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