Category Archives: 2015

Overview of the project

Project leader: Binil Aryal, Project location: Nepal Project description: Because of the effective outcome of previous schools of astronomy, Government of Nepal has decided to provide regular support to the national school. The proposed school will be the third but very important step that will combine and extend both previous schools. In this school, participants […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Jayant Murthy, Project location: Copperbelt University, *Zambia* Project description: There is now a new paradigm in astronomy where data from large missions have become accessible to anyone with good computer hardware and access to the Internet. In many ways, this has opened up frontier science to those institutions and countries who have […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Andrea Richichi, Project location: Chiang Mai, Thailand Project Description: We plan to organize a workshop aimed at astronomers of all levels, who wish to improve their skills in specialised subjects of observation and data reduction. The primary target will be young researchers from South-East Asian countries, who will learn during the workshop […]

Overview of the project (2015)

Project leader: Jose Peña, Location: Tonanzintla, Mexico Target group: Latin American physics and astronomy undergraduate students Project description: The Latin American School of Observational Astronomy is a short course at the observatory in Tonanzintla, Mexico dedicated to undergraduate-level students from Latin America. The School was originally conceived to help Central American and other Latin […]

Galileoscopes: Special-Edition IYL 2015

This article was written by Rick Fienberg (American Astronomical Society) & Douglas Arion (Carthage College) for the Galileoscope project, developed as a cornerstone project of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA 2009) We are excited to announce that we are now accepting pre-orders for special-edition Galileoscopes for the International Year of Light 2015 at […]