Celebrating 100 Hours of Astronomy in Nepal

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is organizing a program on Sturday, 4th April, 2009 at Celebration Co-Ed School, Jorpati (near Orthopaedic Hospital) celebrate 100 Hours of Astronomy in Nepal. Different events are taking place all over the world to celebrate 100 HA from April 2-5, 2009.

International Astronomical Union (IAU) and UNESCO have declared 2009 as International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009) to mark 400 years of the telescopic observation of our cosmos my Galileo Galilei in 1609 A.D.

Program Details:

Venue: Celebration Co-Ed School, Jorpati (near Orthopaedic Hospital)

Date: Saturday, 4th April, 2009

Time: 12:30 onwards

Programs: To screen The Eyes on The Skies, some lectures on Astronomy by amateur astronomers of Nepal and Telescopic observation of The SUN (if weather permits)

Contact: 4910332

NASO would like to invite to all of you who have interest on astronomy to the event and celebrate 100 HA along with the young minds of the nation. Also, we will like to distribute The Copies of The DVD’s of the movie to the Television channels so that we all Nepalese have the opportunity to celebrate 100 HA in Nepal.

Happy 100 Hours of Astronomy.

(Note: This is the press release issued by Nepal Astronomical Society on 3th April,2009)