Category Archives: Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2016


The following bulletin update has been translated from  For the ninth consecutive year, young people from many different countries came together in Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico for ESAOBELA, which was, this year, dedicated to Dr. Eugenio Mendoza Villarreal, one of the pillars of Mexican astrophysics. ESAOBELA, which begin on Sunday 10th January, brings together for a […]

Overview of the project (2016)

Project leader: Jose H. Pena, Project location: All countries in Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Project Description: In Latin America, there is great enthusiasm for astronomy and interest in developing local observatories, but there are few astronomers in these countries able to develop new talents. In 2007, members of the Astronomy Institute at Mexico’s […]