Lund Observatory

department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

Outreach at Lund Observatory


The Universe belongs to all and the astronomers at Lund Observatory are always happy to share stories and insight with the public. Here are some examples:

  • Lund Observatory astronomers give talks at the annual NMT days. These talks are aimed at high school students and their teachers.
  • Our weekly seminars are open to all who wish to attend, but do require some basic understanding of astrophysics.
  • You can enjoy the starry skies at the Lund University Planetarium, which is open to the public on weekends and school holidays
  • On culture night we open the doors to the observatory with lectures, activities and stargazing (weather permitting).
  • We encourage university students join the astronomy club ALVA .
  • Our astronomers give courses/seminars to local teachers on a semi-regular basis.
  • During special astronomical events, such as the recent Mercury transit, we take out the telescopes and invite the public to come stargazing with us.

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