The Open Days 2022 at Astronomical observatory of AS CR in Ondřejov took place on May 20th and 21st 2022. Guided tours for school groups and individual visitors were prepared and also a rich accompanying program was provided.
The Stellar department presented the dome of the Perek 2-meter telescope, which was introduced to visitors by employees of the scientific and technical working groups. Those interested could also visit the D50 robotic telescope.
As part of the accompanying program, the staff of the Stellar Department prepared a demonstration of experiments with liquid nitrogen, which is used at Perek telescope for cooling the detectors.
For children the coloring books, puzzles and quiz with astronomical themes were prepared. Also face painting with cosmic motives was very popular.
During Friday morning, the school groups could also practice yoga with us.
On Saturday evening, a lecture titled ‘The European Southern Observatory and our involvement‘ was prepared for visitors, presented by Dr. Petr Kabath from the Stellar Department.
- Open days 2022 (web page of AI, in Czech)