Category Archives: 2013

Overview of the project

Project title: Astronomy lectures for university lecturers, students and teachers in Ghana Project leader: Dr. Jacob Ashong A workshop for astronomy development will be offered at the Accra Planetarium to university students and teachers from all over Ghana and neighboring countries – Burkina Faso, Senegal, Nigeria. The goal of the workshop is to bring together […]

Ghana activity report

Full report of the event: Download the full report (in .pdf) here. Media coverage of the event: Newspaper articles about the Astronomy lectures series: [nggallery id=55] TV interviews and documentaries:  

September 21st, Bela-Bela (Forever Resort)

[nggallery id=51]   After a successful outreach event at Bela Bela (Forever Resorts) earlier in the year we decided to visit the popular holiday spot during school holidays.  Schools in the province broke up on the 20th September and we confirmed with the resort’s entertainment manager that Saturday 21st would be an ideal time for […]

Overview of the project

Project title: Dark Skies Outreach to Sub-Saharan Africa, USA/Africa Project leader: Dr. Connie Walker We propose to optimize and implement the successful Dark Sky Rangers / GLOBE at Night citizen scientist program in 12-15 sub-Saharan African countries. The GLOBE at Night program, hosted by the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), is an international citizen-science […]