BITOM - Science and Community Center

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There is a TUG Science and Community Center (BITOM) situated next to the administration building in Antalya at the sea level. Activities at this center go on throughout the year, and service is given to school children, teachers and public in general. It is occured two days in every week (only Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m.), and it goes on as long as demand continues. During the day time the sun and solar activities are observed, and during night time basically planets, moon and other astronomical objects and events observed. The number of visitors in these activities may reach to about 3000 in a year.



BITOM Presentation Room

BITOM Presentation Room

BITOM Presentation Room

BITOM T35 Telescope Demonstration Room

Orion (M42) Nebula     

Andromeda (M31)

 Lulin Comet      


 Moon, Venus and Jupiter

Yuri Night Activity 

Students at the Yuri Night Activity

Kindergardens Children     

Solar Chromosphere

 Moon, Jupiter and Mercur     

Mass ejection from Sun

A large prominence at the Sun 


 Solar projection

Solar Observation in BİTOM


                  Sun and students live on TV

Full Lunar Eclipse




TUG and 29 March 2006 Total Solar Eclipse (DVD, 25 Min, 488 MB)