Observing Night – 09/28
Renowned physicists and astronomers such as Hertzsprung, Oort, and Einstein have already peeked through the telescopes at the Old Observatory to look up at the night sky. Would you like to follow in their footsteps and observe the stars above Leiden through the Observatory’s historic telescopes too?
Here’s a short overview of what you can expect:
good/cloudless weather: Tour through Old Observatory + history/behind the scenes facts about the building + Observing + drinks and snacks in Meridiaanlounge of observatory
bad/cloudy weather: Tour through Old Observatory + history/behind the scenes facts about the building + drinks at Keyzer
So no matter the weather – you are welcome at the main entrance of the old observatory at 19:30, we are looking forward to spend a great evening together!