Aiming at spreading the true knowledge of astronomy and its latest discoveries, Beirut Arab University has established an astronomical observatory in 2001 at Debbieh campus.
This observatory is well-equipped for the sole purpose of serving the needs of astronomy as a science. The most modern technology was applied in its construction. The most import feature, it has a mirror telescope with a diameter of 40 cm (Meada LX 200- 16 inches) such as, a telescope to observe the outer space and the solar system.
Depending on such a high-performing telescope, BAU has founded the Astronomy Club with the cooperation of the Lebanese Astronomy Association.
Several activities have been held by the astronomy club at BAU, such as the following: