Cluj-Napoca Observatory is a scientific research and educational institution in the fields of astrophysics, general astronomy, celestial mechanics and artificial satellites. At the Observatory take place regularly many of the classes, seminars and workshops of the Mechanics and Computer Science Faculty and of the Physics Faculty, belonging to “Babeş-Bolyai” University.
The results of the research studies done by the academic staff and other scientists of the Observatory and by many of the students are constantly published in articles and books or presented in workshops in Romania and abroad.
Cluj-Napoca Observatory is also the welcoming host of many astronomy presentations, lessons, virtual sky projections and direct observations with the telescopes, which are all addressed to the general public.
The individual and public interest for the studying of astronomy is also supported by the access offered to the specialized library of the Observatory, having about 16.000 books.