Sunday, April 22 the headquarters of Catania Astrophysical Observatory will be open to the public as part of the initiatives for the XIII National Week of Astronomy.

The program includes the exposure of the panels of the Solar System Tour (starting from 9:30), guided tours
(9:45, 11:45 and 24:30) at the solar telescope for the observation of the photosphere and chromosphere and an opening ceremony (10:30) followed by a public lecture entitled "Research in Astrophysics in last 50 years. "

As for logistical reasons it will be possible to admit only a limited number of visitors, to attend the opening ceremony, the conference and for observations of the sun will need a reservation.

Those interested should book by sending an email to filling in the following table:
1) Name of the group leader:
2) Total number of visitors:
3) for which booking is required (visit 09:45; opening of the exhibition and conference, visit 11:45; visit 24:30):
5) Telephone number for urgent communications:

Anyone interested in following the opening of the exhibition and the conference will be able to book, at its option, a visit to the telescope of the hour 9:45 am or 11:45. The reservation will be confirmed via e-mail. The visits are free.

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