May 25

Win a trip to see northern lights

European students have the opportunity to participate in astronomical experiences, supervised by astrophysicists and other researchers.

Participants will have to correctly locate nocturnal images of various cities taken from the station with Lost at Night application.

The contest winners will join the project Route of the Stars at Teide Observatory (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Canary Islands) where they will learn about ongoing research projects thanks to professional astronomers. From the observatory, young researchers will understand the need for a clear sky, and free from light pollution, protected by law to be able to observe the Cosmos.

Then, in the last week of August, the winning students will be part of the astronomical expedition Shelios 2016 whose main objective is to observe and broadcast live (trough web portal) the aurora borealis phenomenon from the Arctic (Iceland and Greenland).




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