100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: NICARAGUA
Free Public Outreach - Moon and Sun Observations: León, Nicaragua 

OrganiserAssociation of Amateur Astronomer of León

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: There are three events to be implemented in the area of León City to participate into the worldwide celebrations of the centennial foundation of the IAU. These events will consist in free public observations of the Sun and Moon, encouraging to people to observe and stay to share experiences with the local amateur astronomers. Our main goal with these activities is to let know to people about the continuous efforts of IAU to spread astronomy sciences worldwide and at local level to raise awareness about why astronomy is so relevant for today´s societies and what local astronomers are currently doing to keep the heads up to the skies. Schedule:

January 11: Event will be held at the Central Park in León 

January 12: Event will be held at the Park of Poets

January 13: Event will be held near the beach named: Las Penitas, in a secure place where people can participate.

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

Contact: Emilio Jose Zuniga Hernandez

Astronomical activities of the UNAN Managua Observatory into the "Los Pipitos Pedagogic Medical Institute": Managua, Nicaragua

Organiser: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua (UNAN-Managua))

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: Conferences, workshops and astronomical observations for the portean community, and amateur astronomy associations from Barranquilla and Caribbean region.

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

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