The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) is one of the three institutes of the National Observatory of Athens, the oldest research institution in Greece. The main activities of the Institute involve basic and applied research in a number of topics in astrophysics, from distant galaxies to the solar neighborhood, as well as ground based and space-born remote sensing, earth observation and signal processing. The institute is also committed to outreach and science dissemination for the general public and operates a very popular visitor center in Penteli.

Research

Navigate through our research areas

Helmos Observatory

Visit the website for the 2.3 m telescope "Aristarchos"

Infrastructure

Learn about our research infrastructure

Education

We support the education of young scientists

Penteli Visitor Center

Discover the Universe with us!

Seminars

Find out about our future seminars

Monitoring Forest Fires

Monitor forest fires in real time via satellite observations

Ionosphere conditions

Check out the conditions in the ionosphere in real time

 
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National Observatory of Athens
Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications & Remote Sensing
Vas. Pavlou & I. Metaxa, 15236 Penteli, Greece