Observatorio Astronomico Nacional (OAN-IGN), Spain

Outreach activities

Visitor's Center


  • 16 Informative panels (4 history, 4 techniques, 3 institutional, 5 thematic)
  • Books:

- “El Mundo de la Astronomía”: contains all information and images shown in the panels.

- "Anuario del Observatorio Astronómico": yearly book of ephemeris and two articles for general public.

  • Models:

- “Villanueva building” at the Royal Observatory in Madrid.

- 25-ft telescope built by William Herschel in 1804.


“Small Parabollic Instrument for Demonstration and Education of Research”


In progress:

- DVD about astronomy and OAN.

- Model of Solar System and beyond: Excel / PDF

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