100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: NEPAL
100 Hours of Astronomy 2.0: Damak, Janakpur, Simara, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Butwal, Mangalgadi, Dhangadi, Nepal (10 locations)

Organiser: Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: As a part of our activities for the 100th anniversary of International Astronomical Union (IAU), we are celebrating 100 Hours of Astronomy 2.0 with different activities in cities such as Damak, Janakpur, Simara, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Butwal, Mangalgadi, Dhangadi making our celebration a truely national celebration! For latest updates about our celebration, please join us at this website.
We are pleased to announced a special talk/interaction with Dr. Henry Throop, Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute (PSI), Washington DC, USA. There will be interaction with NASO officials about NASO programs with a special webinar with Dr. Throop during 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday. January 14, 2019 at Southwestern State College (SWSC), Basundhara, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Participation by REGISTRATION ONLY. Registration is FREE! For registation, please fill in this form. For any queries, please do not hesitate to call us@9843708248 (during 8:00 am- 8:00 pm)! Thank you! 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactSuresh Bhattarai

Celebrating 100 Hrs of Astronomy in Nepal: Kathmandu, Nepal

Organiser: Space technology and astronomy research organization ( STARO )

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We are organizing a public event for school , university graduate and doing an observation of celestial bodies in promoting the key role of astronomy for education, outreach and astronomical development. 
Day 1: Keynote lectures - The components would include the following topics: The Earth and Moon, The solar system, The evolution of Universe, Discovery of exoplanets, The evolution of galaxies.
Day 2: Practical Components - The practical components would include the following topics: How to use star-charts, How to sketch astronomical data, How to use astronomical software, Echelle spectrometer to discover exoplanets, Low frequency radio telescope
Day 3 : Observation of Celestial bodies - In this section, we will do stargazing in Nagarkot to observe celestial bodies using telescope.  

ContactSubash Sharma

Astro Talk With Observations: Kathmandu, Nepal

Organiser: Takshashila Astronomy Club

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: We will be talking about astronomy and doing an observation program in the evening 

ContactJayanta Acharya

100 Hour of Astronomy in Pokhara: Pokhara, Nepal

Organiser: Pokhara Astronomical Society

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: We are organizing a public event for school students, public and tourists followed by night sky observation at Sarankot, Pokhara situated at 1600 meter height. We invite students, amateur and professional astronomers, tourists for the live observation of celestial bodies through telescopes. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMahesh Thakuri


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