Astro Quiz Contest 2010, April 1-30,2010
Nepal Astronomical Society(NASO) in collaboration with National TV asked four questions related to the astronomy with three options from National television during the GAM2010. People voted by sending sms as GAM_A/B/C to 4321. We announced winners every Saturday. The questions were:
· Where does Chhatedhunga lie in
· What is the distance between the Sun and the Earth?
· When was International Year of Astronomy Celebrated?
· Where is the National Observatory of Nepal?
The participants were from the different parts of
Global Astronomy Month Kicks off officially in
: April 1, 2010 Nepal
On the first day of GAM, Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) organized a talk programme at
During the talk programme, Mr. Riwaj Pokhrel, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) co-coordinator for
Celebrating Global Astronomy Month amongst School Students, April 2, 2010
Nepal Astronomical Society organized an Educational Outreach activity amongst curious students of Grade 6, 7, 8 and 9 studying at
During the event, Mr. Riwaj Pokhrel, founder member of NASO ,and the coordinator of GAM for
What is beyond the universe? Can we travel to the future? Does Black Hole eat Nebula? Were few out of many interesting questions asked by Young minds. The event was finally concluded on handing over poster 'How Science Works' to the Principal of the School.
30 Nights of Star Peace in
Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) organized star party on April 6 in the street of ancient city Handigaun as 30 nights of star peace in
During the event, we shared the theme of "one people one sky" with
It's a Sun Day: another GAM2010 event in
Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) organized an event to mark Sunday, global program of GAM2010 here in
During the event, Er. Rishi Shah, president of NASO explained to the public why NASO is conducting such outreach events in
Seminar on Central department of Physics of
Executive Founder Member of NASO Mr. Riwaj Pokhrel gave a talk on the Central department of Physics where the participants were the renowned professors, lecturers and students of Astrophysics. The programme was divided into three segments. In first segment Mr. Pokhrel explained about his CAP conference in
GAM2010-NASO Expedition to Far East
Three trinkets of NASO set off to Terhathum for Chhatedhunga . They were Mr. Sudeep Neupane (Founder VP) Mr. Suresh Bhattarai (Founder Secretory) and Mr. Rijendra Thapa(Founder Member). This programme of NASO is a part of the global celebration of GAM. NASO set this exploration as Chhatedhunga was campared to Stone Henge of England. So, this exploration is to identify whether Chhatedhunga is really a stone henge or not. During the exploration, there were programmes like talks, Solar observation and Star parties in different parts of Jhapa, Panchthar, Tehrathum and Sunsari districts of
Talk on Amateur astronomy and GAM2010 in
NASO gave a talk on a local school named
Star party in New hope school, Khudunabari: April 21, 2010
Followed by the talk in Birtamod, NASO organized a star party in another school called ‘New Hope school’ in Khudunabari. The participants were over 30 students and they were exposed to lunar craters with telescope and binocular. The programme ended in 20 hrs.
Star party in a community in
Following star party in New hope school, NASO organized another star party in a local village called Magar Gaun. It was a perfect outreach programme in which more than 100 villagers had an opportunity of observing moon through telescope.
Night sky observation campaign in Pokhari high school: April 23, 2010
NASO organized another star party in its destination venue Chhatedhunga in a local school called Pokhari higher secondary school. Students and teachers were delighted for being encountered with night sky observation idea, telescope observing and interaction with NASO members.
Star Party in COW SHED: April 24, 2010
This was an amazing star party conducted by NASO in a Cow shed. More than 50 locals were there to observe through telescope.
Solar Observation Programme: April 26, 2010
NASO conducted another solar observation programme in the famous city of
Photos of respective programmes can be found on previous pages.