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Introduction and objective

The Observatori Astronòmic de la Universitat de València is a center where research, teaching and dissemination of culture in the field of Astronomy are carried out. 

Introduction and objective

The Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia is an institution dedicated to research and education, to the study of the Universe and the social dissemination of astronomy.

Its main lines of work are the nature of dark energy, the evolution of the Universe and its galaxies, the formation and evolution of stars and near-Earth asteroids, among others.

Main research programs

Founded in 1909, its main lines of work:


  • logoThe nature of dark energy
  • logoThe evolution of the Universe and its galaxies
  • logoThe formation and evolution of stars
  • logoNear-Earth asteroids

Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia news

EHT collaboration presents first polarized light image of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way
Experts in climate change and artificial intelligence meet in Valencia at the headquarters of ADEIT University of Valencia Foundation
The OAUV invites high school students to create a graphic message to be sent to the planet Teegarden b through the INTA antennas
The professor of the Astronomical Observatory, Vicent J. Martínez, joins the Advisory Council of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Ministry
They capture the image of the heart of the closest radio galaxy
Scientists detect rapid changes in a black hole that may help understand the origin of the most energetic radiation in the Universe

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