Friday, January 15, 2010

Talk program on Annular Solar Eclipse of Jan 15, 2010

A talk program was held yesterday, January 14, 2010 in Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Khumaltar, organized by Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO). The talk was concerned with the longest annular eclipse of the millennium that was going to occur on January 15, 2010.
During the program, Er. Rishi shah, Academician- NAST and president of NASO threw light on that particular annular solar eclipse which was to be seen partially from Nepal. Mr. Suresh Bhattarai and Mr. Sudeep Neupane, the two Executive Founder Members of NASO continued the talk by describing history of eclipse, misconceptions regarding eclipse and the safe techniques for observing eclipse. Around 50 people witnessed the program along with some media representatives.

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