Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Earth's Twin Planet Venus as seen from Pashupatinath, Kathmandu, Nepal on November 20, 2013!

Photo: Venus as seen from the Aryaghat, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu, Nepal on the evening of Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Aryaghat is regarded as the holiest place and hindus wish to get burned there with the beleif that they salvation.[The picture was taken by Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and processed with NDNoise4.0 and Photoshop for texting on the picture] 

Monday, April 1, 2013

NASO announces 'Meet the Cosmonaut' as a part of GAM2013 celebration in Nepal

This year the Global Astronomy Month Celebration in Nepal is going to mark a history!!! How would you feel if you were in front of someone who has been to space 5 times and you could ask all your queries to him face-to-face? Excited!! Then we have more for you now :-)

I'm pleased to inform you that Russian Cosmonaut Vladimir Dzhanibekov who had been to space for 5 times will be visiting Nepal this April 2013 for the third time!!!

On this occasion, Russian Center of Science and Culture, Kathmandu is organizing  a program on April 11, 2013 at 3:30 PM to  mark 'International Day of Cosmonautics' and '50th Anniversary of the first woman space mission by Valentina Tereshkova' where the participants of the program will have an opportunity to interact with him.  

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Russian Center for Science and Culture is providing a unique opportunity for 80 applicants to attend the program which will be an inauguration of photo exhibition, documentary show and the Talk by Cosmonaut Vladimir Dzhanibekov!!!  Please click  here to register for the event. 

Please note that the deadline for the application is April 9, 2013. So apply now!!!

Wish you all a happy Global Astronomy Month 2013!!!