Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Meaning of Astronomy for Me

by Kodai Fukushima Affiliation: Hosei University, NAOJ star party staff Keywords: Earthquake, Stargazing, Disaster relief Summary The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11th, 2011 wreaked enormous damage on Japan. I took part in the disaster relief activities that followed. Doing so, I realized that stars‐studded in the sky without town lights were very impressive. […]

April 6th, Bela Bela (Warmbaths, Forever Resorts)

[nggallery id=3]   Seven o’clock in the morning, Saturday 6th April, and we were on the road headed for Bela Bela and the Forever Warmbaths Resort, Limpopo’s version of a mini-Durban in our land-locked Province. This was our second IAU/OAD event for Limpopo Astronomy and the Soutpansberg Astronomy Club. After a truly cold front passing […]