MESSIER MARATHON (20230415) – MUSEU DA LUZ MOURÃO
The Albireo Association, together with EDIA, the Portuguese Association of Amateur Astronomers (APAA) and the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA), organised a meeting of Amateur Astronomers on the afternoon of April 15th at Luz Museum, Aldeia da Luz in Mourao. That same evening a Messier Marathon will take place where the aim is to observe through the telescope as many galaxies, nebulae and open and closed clusters of a total of 110 objects catalogued by the 18th century French astronomer Charles Messier.
16h00 Welcome – Pedro Re’, Nelson Nunes and Diogo Nascimento
16h15 – In search of habitability in the Solar System icy moons – Rafael Silva (IA)
16h45 – Star Adventurer mounts and Sky Watcher’s Virtuoso telescope – Pedro Re’
17h15 – Alexander Friedmann: The man who made the universe expand – Nelson Nunes
17h45 – ASTRO, Astronomy Section of the IST Physics Center – Madalena Nunes