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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - Renovation and restoration of the historic Newall telescope
    Photography Harry Katzjaeger Source Top Shots National Geographic June 2012 Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 Aristarchos Telescope Observer Dr Ioannis Alikakos NOA Digital Image Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English Renovation and restoration of the historic Newall telescope Renovation and restoration of the historic Newall telescope On 21 September 2013 at the premises of the National Observatory of Athens a beautiful inaugural ceremony took place so as to commemorate the renovation and complete restoration of the historic NEWALL telescope which resumed service after many years at the Visitors Center in Penteli The aim of the event was to highlight the importance and contribution of the Newall telescope to the development of astronomy in Greece and deliver a scientific instrument through which all people will be able to enjoy the magic of astronomy The popularization of astronomy and its contribution to education is a basic activity of the National Observatory of Athens Thus NOA aims at embracing this renewed infrastructure not only from the educational point of view but the social as well The event was welcomed by Prof Kanaris Tsinganos Chairman of the Board of the NOA Dr Christos Vasilakos General Secretary for Research and Technology the Metropolitan Mesogaia and Lavrion Mr Nicholas Academician Professor George Contopoulos Supervisor Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics of the Academy of Athens Professor Emeritus of the University of Athens Mr Paul Laskaridis Academician Prof Christos Zerefos Supervisor Research Centre for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology Academy of Athens and Mr Nikos Matsopoulos Astronomer of NOA manager of the Visitors Centre The General Secretary for Research and Technology staff from the GSRT academics university professors local authorities sponsors of the event by OTE Academy officers of the Managing Authority of the Ministry of Development and the Attica region members of NOA and many distinguished guests attended the whole event Read the press release only in Greek Renovation and restoration of the historic telescope Newall Read more at the following links Ελευθεροτυπία tovima gr zougla gr iefimerida gr espressonews gr kerdos gr imerisia

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167:renovation-and-restoration-of-the-historic-telescope-newall&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - Researchers Night 2013 - Brief Program of activities
    mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English Researchers Night 2013 Brief Program of activities Researchers Night 2013 Brief Program of activities The Researcher s Night the largest pan European celebration of science and research is held on Friday 27 09 2013 at the National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos NCSR Demokritos at 18 00 to midnight along with other academic centers in about 300 cities in Europe It includes many events and gives the opportunity to the public to contact researchers and learn about scientific work and social contribution In Greece the National Centre for Research and Technology Hellas CERTH NCSR Demokritos coordinator the Foundation for Research Technology Hellas FORTH University of Thessaly University of Patras and NOESIS all join forces to organize a special evening in five different cities with a common axis being viewing research achievements and highlighting the people behind them In Athens NCSR Demokritos opens its doors to all people and with the participation of several research institutions and organizations National Research Foundation National Observatory of Athens Greek Centre

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=170:18&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - NOA at the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair
    Top Shots National Geographic June 2012 Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 Aristarchos Telescope Observer Dr Ioannis Alikakos NOA Digital Image Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English NOA at the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair NOA at the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair On September 2013 NOA participated in the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair T I F where it exhibited its activities in the pavilion of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology Figure 1 T I F is the most prominent innovation industrial fair that takes place in Greece and the biggest event of its kind in the Balkan area with emphasis on innovation in all production sectors NOA s booth has been inaugurated by the Greek Prime Minister while among the visitors were the Greek Minister of Education the Minister for Development as well as many other government officers and policy makers The event also attracted a huge number of visitors from the academia the industry and the general public The presentation of NOA focused on the undertaken efforts to setup innovative observational solutions in order to build a Center of Excellence for Earth Observation based monitoring of Natural Disasters under the FP7 project BEYOND http beyond eocenter eu Specifically the exhibition comprised of the following components Presentation of the space based and in situ observational networks operated at NOA for the systematic acquisition and archiving of satellite images and environmental data from the most known missions such as MSG SEVIRI MODIS NPP AVHRR METOP and other third party missions Presentation of the routine processing of Earth Observation imagery performed at NOA at different resolutions together with other space related and ground observations for the production of maps and services These services are provided routinely to Civil Protection Fire Brigade Environmental authorities as well as to authorities responsible for the security of citizens in periods of crisis and or natural disasters The areas covered include forest fires earthquakes landslides floods heat waves desert dust storms and smoke and toxic gases dispersion Case Study Demonstrations BSM application http ocean space

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165:noa-at-the-78th-thessaloniki-international-fair&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - NOA participates in "The Street Value of Science"
    Shots National Geographic June 2012 Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 Aristarchos Telescope Observer Dr Ioannis Alikakos NOA Digital Image Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English NOA participates in The Street Value of Science NOA participates in The Street Value of Science Τhe Hub Events and Nicolas Protonotarios continuing for the third year the specific series of scientific lectures titled Hub Science present the event The street value of science with the purpose to offer to people in an understandable way a fresh look of the natural and social sciences and introduce the audience to their magical but possibly misunderstood worlds The Street Value of Science The event is organized in collaboration with the BRITISH COUNCIL CERTH Democritus FORTH University of Thessaly University of Patras and NOESIS Also the contribution of the NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION and the GREEK Centre

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=186:noa-participates-in-the-street-value-of-science&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - Construction of a new building for the G.I. of NOA
    Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English Construction of a new building for the G I of NOA Construction of a new building for the G I of NOA Mr Giannis Sgouros the head of the Attica prefecture signed the decision for funding the construction of a new 2 500 square meters building for the Geodynamics Institute of NOA at Penteli The long procedure for obtaining this much awaited funding took years of persistent and systematic efforts by the President of NOA Professor Kanaris Tsinganos and his staff The importance of this historical event is evident for NOA and the Attica region and cannot be overemphasized It is noteworthy that so far the GI has been housed in quite old and earthquake damaged buildings at Thission supplemented by several Isoboxes Hence this event has a wider national

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=433:2013-08-07-15-27-37&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - “Europa Nostra” at NOA
    period 5th century B C wherein the Athenian astronomer Meton operated his Heliotropion at the adjacent Hill of Pnyx 2 the early days of modern NOA wherein the second director of NOA Jules Schmidt created the celebrated topographic map of the Moon with more than 30 000 craters and finally 3 the modern present era wherein NOA operates at the Chelmos Observatory the second largest telescope in continental Europe the modern 2 3 meters telescope Aristarchos Also greetings were addressed by the President of the Mariolopoulos Kanaginis foundation Academician prof Christos Zerefos and the President of Europa Nostra maestro Placido Domingo The President of NOA donated a copy of the map of the Moon by J Schmidt to prof C Zerefos and maestro Placido Domingo The Con Grazia Quartet played works by Mozart Vivaldi Pachebel Piazzola Gardel Chatzidakis and Theodorakis In conclusion the whole event left to our valuable guests excellent impressions and memories for the Observatory as they had the chance to also visit the Sina s Museum and the Dorodis Telescope in the Hill of Pnyx The NOA President praised the staff of NOA for their invaluable contribution for the event http www mariolopoulosfoundation gr activities act june2013 en html The speech of Professor Kanaris Tsinganos President of NOA Excellencies Dear Guests I welcome you tonight at the grounds of the National Observatory of Athens In Astronomy we often take snapshots of time For example we say that out of the total age of the Universe 13 7 billion years the Sun and the Earth were formed about 4 6 billion years ago the appearance of human predecessors happened 2 5 million years ago Similarly out of this Observatory s long history perhaps the longest of all Observatories on Earth I will choose 3 periods First the Early period We are in the 5th Century BC Athens is at its greatest peak the golden age of Perikles In nearby Pnyka the Athenian orators argue in the Athenian Assembly Ekklisia tou Dimou There you can still see today the foundations of Meton s Heliotropion It is the oldest known astronomical observatory and the first phase of the Observatory of Athens There Meton and his assistant Euktimon performed several astronomical measurements that led to the eponymous 19 year cycle The Metonic cycle he introduced in 432 BC into the lunisolar Attic calendar a calendar that appears in the Antikythera Mechanism During Meton s cycle of 19 years or 235 lunar months the phases of the Moon repeat exactly at the same dates a discovery that was announced during the Olympic Games In The Birds Ὄρνιθες a comedy by the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes the astronomer Meton arrives to help Peisthetairos Trustyfriend to help him design the city in the sky Νεφελοκοκκυγία Cloudcuckooland according to geometrical principles PISTHETAIROS For heaven s sake who are you METON shocked Who am I I m Meton famous throughout Greece and Colonus PISTHETAIROS What are these things you ve got METON Rulers to measure air

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=397:europa-nostra-2&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - Astronomical Event in ancient Kassopi
    Telescope Observer Dr Ioannis Alikakos NOA Digital Image Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English Astronomical Event in ancient Kassopi Astronomical Event in ancient Kassopi The thirty third Ephorate of prehistoric and classical antiquities the National Observatory of Athens the Amateur Astronomy Group of Ioannina the Athens and Preveza Clubs of Kryopigites and the Municipality of Preveza organized on Saturday July 27 2013 at 8 30 in the archaeological site of Kassopi an astronomical night The event included 1 Τalk about the archaeological site of Kassopi from the head of 33 rd Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities Mrs Christina Merkouri 2 Presentation of A journey to the stars by Mr Nik Matsopoulos astronomer of the Observatory of Athens 3 Astronomical observations of celestial objects with telescopes which were brought and fit in by the space Amateur

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=398:2013-08-02-11-49-23&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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  • Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών - National Observatory of Athens - Meteosat Second Generation SEVIRI Ground Station System
    NGC2392 Aristarchos Telescope Observer Dr Ioannis Alikakos NOA Digital Image Processing Theofanis Matsopoulos Geoastrophysics Museum Thissio Summer School in Astrophysics Remote Sensing Earth Observation Greece from the International Space Station Photography Paolo Nespoli ESA astronaut 3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO mission of NASA Source NASA s Solar Dynamics Observatory Analogue seismograph recorder Tide gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada Santorini Recovered Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program The historic archive of NOA IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid 19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid 19th century until today according to the records of the historic station NOA IERSD Hill Nymphs Thission Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 Pnyx Hill Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA Researchers Night 2014 You are here Home News Archive NOA News English Meteosat Second Generation SEVIRI Ground Station System Meteosat Second Generation SEVIRI Ground Station System Since 2007 the Institute has installed and has been using on a 24 7 operational basis a ground station for systematically receiving satellite imagery from the MSG SEVIRI system maintained by EUMETSAT The operating agreement for the collection archiving and exploitation for research purposes of MSG images signed between IAASARS NOA and EUMETSAT was recently renewed in 2012 On an operational level the main application of the MSG SEVIRI ground station is the detection monitoring and mapping of forest wildfires in near real time every 5 minutes for the entire Greek territory the briefing of the public authorities and stakeholders involved in the management and suppression

    Original URL path: http://www.noa.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=395:meteosat-second-generation-seviri-ground-station-system&catid=46:news-announcements&Itemid=512&lang=en (2016-02-14)
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