Category Archives: TF1 funded projects

Overview of the project

Project leader: Dr. Peter Teuben, Project location: Haiti Project Description: The Haiti All-Sky Camera (HASC) plans to install a specialized camera in Haiti to view and record the night sky. Students from Université Quisqueya (UNIQ) and Ecole Supérieure d’Infotronique d’Haïti (ESIH) along with students from University of Maryland (UMD) will collaborate on code (python […]

Overview of the project (Astrolab Extended-2016)

Project leader: Michele Gerbaldi, Project location: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia Project Description: In many countries in Africa there is still a large need for young people to get involved in science studies and research. We propose a cheap and attractive module to learn how to do science […]

Final report

The AstroTwinCoLO 2014 Meeting was the second event celebrated as part of the Astronomy Twinning Program between the University of Antioquia (Colombia) and Leiden Observatory (Leiden). The meeting was held in Medellin (Colombia) between August 19-29, 2014. The goal was to continue with a 5-year long collaboration effort between the two institutions that started in […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Michael Backes, Project location: Windhoek, Namibia Project description: This project is centered on purchasing an optical camera for the use with a 14-inch telescope in Windhoek, Namibia. Namibia is home to the world’s largest gamma-ray experiment, the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) project. Also, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope will partly […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Raka Dabhade, Project location: Pune India Project description: The TARA Observatory is a unique project which proposes to combine a highly configurable robotic telescope array with an innovative sensor array network. TARA is an Indian word for a Star and also an ancient ceremonial site in Ireland with astronomical roots, hence it […]