Solar observation with an H-Alpha filtre in Sant Joan Despí to celebrate Science Week 2021

Edgar Molina, ICCUB-IEEC
Óscar Jiménez, ICCUB
Secondary School

The researcher Edgar Molina (ICCUB-IEEC) and the PhD student Óscar Jiménez (ICCUB) are organizing an activity that consists in two solar observations with an H-alpha filter to celebrate Science Week 2021.


In physics and astronomy, H-alpha or Hα is a red spectral line created by hydrogen and with a wavelenght of 6562,8 Å. In this activity, we will have the chance to observe the emission spectrum of our star in this wavelenght.

When? There will be two sessions, one on Tuesday, November 16, and the other on Thursdau, November 18. Both sessions will start at 10 am and end at 1 pm.

Where? In front of the Àrea de Seveis a la Persona, Sant Joan Despí

Aimed at First year highschool students of Sant Joan Despí

You can see the full programme of activities here.            


26th Science Week

The Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation is organising the 26th Science Week from November 12 to November 21, 2021.

Science Week is open to the general public and it aims to bring science and technology closer to all citizens and foster scientific careers among the young people.

In this context, communities are organising a wide range of activities all around the country: talks, exhibitions, scientific workshops… A scientific offer in different formats for everybody!

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