The KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY encourages the astronomy awareness among locals and toursits, among children and adults, amatours and professional astronomers by participating and organizing projects from local to national and international level, presenting Cyprus at the astronomycal community on worldswide scale.
We are proud to have in our team National coordinators for different International projects. They keep level of astronomy in Cyprus in step with the times.
There are many National projects, that we conduct every year, organize and participate on the whole country scale for children and public, for amateurs of astronomy and specialists.
A lot of our projects are connected with scientific observations and research in different fields of astronomy. In the section Research the most important are highlighted.
The main results of our contribution into astronomy are summerized in Scientific Publications.
Considering astronomy as active lifestyle for society the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY participates and organizes many charity projects.
International Astronomical Union. Our organization is National point for International Year of Light and Light Based Technologies 2015, conducted by UNESCO and IAU. In the IAU Newsletters it was pointed out that we organized different outreach events including solar observations and delivered special program for Cyprus during United Nations World Space Week in 2015 under the supervision and with participation of our organization.