The Department of Astrophysics at the University of Vienna organizes the lecture series “Nachts auf der Sternwarte” with a comprehensive program of lectures on various topics of astrophysics. The lectures are generally understandable, accessible to all, and are presented in either English or German (cf. program).

After each lecture, we offer the opportunity to visit the largest refractor telescope in Austria and/or the astronomy museum at the institute.


Date:2nd Friday each month (cf. program)
Admission:18:00 – 18:45
Duration:about 1 hour
  • Free admission
  • No registration/reservation
  • Seating is limited, please be on time to reserve a seat yourself.
  • Accessible

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Meinrad Hafner