Friday, November 18, 2011

Nov 4 Observation Programme at Tokha, Kathmandu

Nov 4, An observation programme was organized by NASO (during EurAstro mission 2011) with the help of the local youth club.  During the observation, participants observed Moon and the Jupiter through binocular, and telescope.

A short talk on introductory astronomy  was given to school children by Jean Luc, Sudeep Neupane and Suresh Bhattarai before the observation.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Friendship between MAC and NASO celebrated at RCSC

Mocso Astronomy Club (MAC) and Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) began the friendship organizing a star party followed by a short colloquial at Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC), KamalPokhari, Kathmandu on the day 11.11.11.

EurAstro/NASO Programmes in Kathmandu

NASO organized four talk programmes in Kathmandu during Nov 2 to Nov 4 of EurAstro Mission 2011 after the team came  back from 3 days programme at Nagarkot.

Talk Programme at Russian Center for Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari

Title: Astronomy and Astrophotography
Time: 16:00 - 17:00 hrs
Audience: Citizens of Globe who want to celebrate 50th anniversary year of first human in space

Mr Sudeep Neupane welcoming the guest

Dr Rishi Shah and Jean luck at the discussion session of the programme interacting with audience
Talk Programme at Central Department of Physics, Kirtipur

Title: ProAm cooperation for the development of astronomy
Date: November 03, 2011
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 hrs
Audience: Masters student of physics 

Talk Programme at Nepal Tourism Board, Exhibition Road

Title: Landscape Astrophotography
Date: Nov 3 2011
Time: 16:00 - 17: 00 hrs
Audience: Journalists and astronomy enthusiastic people

Jean Luc interacting with the participants

Group Photo after the programme at NTB

Talk Programme at Xavier International College, Kalopul

Title: Astrophotography and Eclipses
Date: 2011.11.04 Friday
Time: 12:00 to 13:00 hours
Participants: Undergrad student from science faculty

Sunday, November 6, 2011

GHOU/GTTP: Interaction Programme Held During EurAstro Mission 2011

An interaction programme on "Importance of Astronomy and Space Science for the Development of Our Society" had been organized at Nagarkot, Bhaktapur on 30th October 2011. GHOU-Nepal Chapter along with Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) organized the programme during the EurAstro Nepal Mission 2011. NASO executives, teachers including N-PABSON executives, EurAstro mission members and communicators participated in the programme.

Some snaps from the Programme

Photo1: Mr. Sudeep Neupane, moderator of the event  and  GHOU member and GTTP representative for Nepal as well as Vice President-NASO, giving an overview

 Photo 2:NASO president and Academician of NAST presenting the importance of outreach activities 

 Photo 3: Dr. Giancarlo Tomezzoli, Manager-EurAstro Mission Nepal 2011, explaining the European prospective of education and outreach

Photo 4: Jean-Luc Dighaye, President-EurAstro, addressing the issues at the programme

Photo 5: Mr. Prabodh Prabhakar,  Principal -Eureka High School, raising the academic issues and interacting with the participants

Photo 6: Jupiter on the zenith (credit: Subeg Man Bijukchhen)

Mr Riwaj Pokhrel, Subeg Bijukchhen and Rijendra Thapa, executive members of NASO were the rapporteurs of the event.

The interaction program was followed by an overnight observation programme for the attendees.