Thursday, April 1, 2010

Global Astronomy Month Kicks off officially in Nepal

The celebration of Global Astronomy Month (GAM) has been started officially in Nepal . On the first day of GAM, Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) organized a talk programme at Celebration Co-Ed School,Narayan Taar, Jorpati during 13:00-14:00 Hrs.



During the talk programme, Mr. Riwaj Pokhrel, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) co-coordinator for Nepal explained about the GAM and possible activities that can be done during the month of April for the celebration of GAM with our available resources.The another attraction of the programme was a presentation on Light pollution by Mr. Sudeep Neupane, Vice president of NASO and Co-coordinator of Campaign Against Light Pollution Nepal (CALP- Nepal) that was initiated a year before during the IYA2009 in Nepal by NASO. Mr. Suresh Bhattarai, secretary of NASO and Ambassador of Star Peace Event in Nepal, gave a short demonstration on how to handle astronomical softwares to explore the beauty of the night sky !

To know more about the GAM 2010 in Nepali Version:
http://astronomy-nepal.blogspot.com/2010/02/blog-post_6968.html

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