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Lorraine Astronomical Society

France Lorraine Astronomical Society

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The Lorraine Astronomical Society ( SLA) is a non-profit association governed by the law of 1901 .

It is a high meeting place for astronomy amateurs and professionals or simple visitors, curious or lovers of the sky, in Nancy and the surrounding area.

The association offers activities around astronomy and science for the general public, schoolchildren and its own members.

Beginners will be able, for their pleasure, to learn how celestial mechanics work, know the constellations, navigate the starry vault, know how instruments work, the different digital techniques for acquiring images of the sky, planetary and deep sky The ALS Planetarium. , doing participatory science…

For those who have been practicing astronomy for several years, the meetings are moments of exchange where the latest discoveries in astronomy or astrophysics are discussed, but also astronautics, the diff erent techniques, phenomena to observe The ALS Digital Planetarium, experiments to be carried out.

For this, the SLA has an observatory, a planetarium and premises located on the outskirts of the Nancy conurbation, on the site of the Faculty of Sciences in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy.


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