Night under the Stars

The strongest affection and utmost zeal should, I think, promote the studies concerned with the most beautiful objects. This is the discipline that deals with the universe's divine revolutions, the stars' motions, sizes, distances, risings and settings . . . for what is more beautiful than heaven? — Nicolaus Copernicus

Welcome to our Public Event

We warmly invite astronomy lovers to our observatory for "Night under the Stars" on the dates given below at 7 pm.

Entry is Free

But registration is obligatory. If the form is not displayed, the event registration is full for the upcoming date. We can accomodate only up-to 30 participants in a meeting due to limited space. We make reservations only for the next meeting.

Reservation for 15 March 2019 is currently: Closed

Please ask in case of inquiry, by telephone: +48 12 6238603 and by email:

Please scroll down for Travel information.

APOD is a database of beautiful astronomical photographs mirrored to a few languages.


18-01-2019Ms Mariia BilinskaMultiwavelength Universe
15-03-2019Karthik BalasubramaniamNeutrinos : Messengers of our Universe
26-04-2019Ms Anitha RavishankarA journey through the cosmos

Please remember to  wear a warm outfit. The observatory domes do not have heating facility by design!

How to reach here? The observatory is located at ul. Orla 171 in Kraków which falls in Zone 1 area of Kraków.
The most convenient public transport can be reached by bus line 102 to the Observatory stop located near the entrance to the Observatory.
The observatory has a very small car parking. We ask drivers who park around the observatory to comply with the relevant traffic regulations.

Contact us

Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University
Street: Orla 171
30-244 Kraków
11B (New Building)
tel. 126238(603)

For any queries related to the event here please contact
Emily Kosmaczewski via or

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