On the Pisan walls to discover stars and planets

Sulle Mura di PIsa ammirando stelle e pianeti
Sulle Mura di PIsa ammirando stelle e pianeti
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A night walk to discover the stars and the planets, scanning the sky to try to spot the comet Neowise. Thursday, July 30 the walkway at high altitude on the Walls of Pisa becomes a privileged observatory to admire the stars such as the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn shining among the stars of the Sagittarius constellation, or the fascinating red planet Mars visible from the second evening. The members of the ACA, an association of amateur astronomers from Padua, and Professor Sergio Giudici, director of the Museum of Physical Instruments of the University of Pisa, will accompany the participants on a journey through the secrets of the most remote areas of space. We will also talk about black holes and the gravitational waves detected thanks to Virgo di Cascina interferometer.

Meeting and entrance at 9 pm in Piazza delle Gondole and descent around midnight from the Torre Santa Maria in Piazza dei Miracoli. 3 groups of 20 people will be organized with staggered entrances every 15 minutes.

Reservations by calling +39 050 0987480 from Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm, or directly on the evening of the event until all 60 seats are available. Tickets at 5 euros (plus 1.50 euros presale), free for children under 8 years and for accompanying disabled people. People with disabilities, upon communication, can be redirected through the Piezometric Tower elevator since there is no elevator at the Torre Santa Maria.

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