Category Archives: 2014

Project Update: Fourth East African Astronomy workshop

The Fourth East African Astronomy workshop hosted at the University of Rwanda from June 30th to July 4th 2014 Fourth East African Astronomy workshop, sponsored by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development, was hosted by the University of Rwanda in Kigali City between June 30th and July 4th 2014. The workshop concerned the status […]

Registration & Program

Registration period is open. Please download and fill out the application form (attached to this page) plus the requirements mentioned there and return by email to No registration fees are required. Breakfast, coffee breaks and lunches will be covered partially by the school. A limited number of rooms will be available (free of charge) at […]

Overview of the project (Phase II-2014)

Project title: Starlight in the university: “Astrolab” Project leader: Prof. Jean-Pierre de Grève The project aims at fully developing and implementing a research tutorial, Astrolab, in universities in need of astronomy infrastructure and curriculum, allowing undergraduate students in sciences to perform real-time observations on a remote telescope, and transforming those observations in to a scientific […]

Overview of the project (2014)

Project title: Latin American School of Observational Astronomy Project leader: Mr. Jose H. Pena Updates: There is great enthusiasm for astronomy in Latin America and even interest in developing small local observatories but, unfortunately, so far there are very few astronomers in these countries who can develop new talents. In collaboration with the Instituto Nacional […]