Galilean Nights is a Cornerstone Project of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. On 22-24 October 2009, amateur and professional astronomers, enthusiasts and the public took to the streets all around the globe and pointed their telescopes to the wonders that Italian astronomer Galileo observed 400 years ago.
Galilean Nights was among the biggest events of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. More than 1300 public events took place in 88 countries, with well over 600 000 people seeing the skies through a telescope and having their own Galileo experience. Visit the official site of Galilean Nights for more details.
The KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY conducted events in Cyprus celebrating this achievent and progress of mankind in the next 4 centuries.