100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: ARGENTINA

Discovering the Sky: Buenos Aires , Argentina (2 events)

Organiser: Galileo Galilei Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019


Observation of the sky: Rediscover the sky through our telescopes. Discover all the wonders that can be seen at night.

Guided Tours to the Galileo Gallilei Planetarium of Buenos Aires: The Planetarium is a unique building due to its history and architecture: an icon in astronomic disclosure. The guided tour will enable you to walk through the 'Astronomic Square' where you will discover the original meteors from "Campo del Cielo" (Chaco, province of Buenos Aires), the sundial and the local time zone representation. Inside the building you will see the moon rocks brought by Apolo XI, the Copernicus Planetarium and also the antique Zeiss Planetarium.

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ContactTamara Sofía Correa

Discovering the Sky: Mar de las Pampas , Argentina

Organiser: Achernar astronomía

Event Date(s): January 9-11, 2019

About: Free observations through telescopes of the night sky, introducing of what we see and where we are in the cosmos.

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ContactFederico Peña

Por las 100 hs de astronomía: Mar del Plata, Argentina

Organiser: Achernar-Difusión de la Astronomía

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: Public observation with telescopes and sky recognition at a glance. Brochure distribution. Explanation about the 100 years of the International Astronomical Union and progress on the Total Eclipse of Moon the following week.

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ContactClaudia C. Pérez Ferrer

Fundacion Planetarium - 100 years 100 hours: Mendoza, Argentina

Organiser: ITEDA /CNEA - Fundación Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Presentation of the mobile Planetarium we represent the night sky of the Southern Hemisphere and in particular seen from Mendoza at different times of the year to know the name and how to locate some stars and constellations. We learn to locate the cardinal points and some legends of Greek mythology

ContactJuan Pablo Zanettini

100 Years in 100 Hours: Mendoza, Argentina

Organiser: National Technological University, Mendoza

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: Observations of the Sun, the Moon, open and globular clusters, nebulae and constellations. We will give a souvenir to the assistants with the list of astronomical objects observed by each one. The observation will be with and without telescope. During the event we will train people to observe the Total Solar Eclipse on July 2019, safely.

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ContactHebe Cremades, Beatriz García

The Picnic of 100 Hours: Mendoza, Argentina

Organiser: Colegio esloveno P-244 A.M.S , Gogoy Cruz

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: In the beautiful San Martin Park, in Mendoza, the Slovenian School propose a picnic with students and all their families at the night of January 10th. As part of the proposal, several games about identification of constellations, stars and planets will be performed. The game will use also, celestial charts and applications.

ContactAngeles Iglesias

Fundacion Planetarium 100 años - 100 horas : Mendoza, Argentina

Organiser: Fundación Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Presentación del Planetario Móvil representando el cielo nocturno del Hemisferio sur y en particular de Mendoza Conociendo la ubicación y el nombre de algunas estrellas y constelaciones visibles en distintas épocas del año.

ContactJuan Pablo Zanettini

Verano Astronomico: Posadas, Argentina

Organiser: Cielo Guarani - Astronomia Misionera Aficionada

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: We will explore the summer sky, from the southern hemisphere, from the amateur point of view. We will go through the constellations and their mythologies. There will also be a talk from the point of view of the indigenous Mbya Guarani people. 

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ContactAlejandro Sommer

"Preparing for Eclipse de Madrugada in the CODE of Monday, January 21" (Hours 20:00 to 24:00): Santa Fe, Argentina

Organiser: CODE.Centro Observadores del Espacio

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Promotion of the Total Moon Eclipse of Monday 21 which will reach its peak at 02:13 (Eclipse Medium).
The observations will be made from the Astronomical Park of the CODE south side of the Astronomical Observatory, closed due to the construction works of the Planetarium.

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ContactProf. Jorge Coghlan

Broadcasting at the Service of Astronomy Diffusion: Wilde, Argentina

Organiser: Program "EL TERCER PLANETA"

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: We will carry out a special program of EL TERCER PLANETA to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the IAU for the entire world

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ContactJulio Guerrieri / Sergio Rubinetti

The Sky of San Luis in 100 Hours: Villa Mercedes (San Luis), Argentina

Organiser: Villa Mercedes Astronomy Club

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Through the official website of the Villa Mercedes Astronomy Club (www.clubdeastronomiavm.org) the sky of the province of San Luis Argentina will be broadcast live and direct. By means of a camera adapted to the telescope "Dr. Stella Maris Malaroda" we will observe the Moon, star planets and star clusters. Participants may interact with facilitators who will provide data and observation details. Participants can upload selfies and comments that will be displayed on the web and official social networks of the Club and #IAU100

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ContactCarlos Acebal