11th Space Days
Great audience interest in the 11th Space Days at the Makarska Observatory
16th Winter Astro School
At the Makarska Observatory on January 6th and 7th, 2023, 29 children from Makarska learned about planetary nebulae from our young lecturers Luciana Grabner and Dorian Grubišić, while Observatory director Prof. Gloryan Grabner treated them to a journey through space on the Artemis I rocket and telescope on an exceptionally clear night on the first day.
Visit of the President of the Republic of Croatia
Zoran Milanović visited the Orion Observatory in Makarska. He climbed a ladder to look through the telescope and seemed quite impressed, also using the glasses that he received instructions for from Kristian Grabner.
Mayor Honors DAUP Orion: Winners of "Faust Vrančić" State Award
On the occasion of receiving the "Faust Vrančić" State Award, Mayor Zoran Paunović held a formal reception for representatives of the DAUP Orion association in the city hall today.
10 years of the observatory and 20 years of DAUP Orion were marked
With a gathering and a program on the plateau near the NOB monument on Glavica, on Thursday evening, two valuable anniversaries related to the DAUP Orion society were marked - the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the society, which began its work in 1999, and the tenth anniversary of the Makarska Observatory, a unique project that came to life thanks to their efforts
Astro park on the hill in the city center is now open
Makarska got a unique children's playground with a solar system structure
DAUP Orion discovered an Earth-like planet
The astronomical society "ORION" from Makarska participated in NASA ́s "Citizen Scientists" project and discovered an Earth-like planet after analyzing over 500 stars, thanks to the Kepler space telescope.