Research at AOP

At AOP we carry out front-line research in several key areas of astrophysics, involving the Sun and our
Solar System, the stars and our Galaxy, and other galaxies.

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  • COVID Astronomy: Watching a bus-sized asteroid whiz by Earth during a pandemic 9th October 2020
    by Galin Borisov and Apostolos Christou This September, we had the first opportunity to make astronomical observations while physically present at the telescope since the start of the COVID19 pandemic. Our instrument of choice was the 2-m RCC telescope at Rozhen Observatory on the Rhodope mountains in SW Bulgaria. So here we are at 1700m above sea level with a forecast for good weather and ready for new discoveries! One Read more…
    Apostolos Christou