January 30, 2019

We are pleased to announce a call for application for the ‘3rd NASO Women in Science Award 2019’. The award will be distributed in two categories: student and professional respectively. The winners will receive cash prizes, certificates and trophies during a function in Kathmandu later this year.  Interested students or professional can submit their application […]

January 22, 2019

International Astronomical Union (IAU) general secretary Prof. Maria Teresa Lago has appointed Mr. Suresh Bhattarai, Chairman at Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO), as a National Outreach Coordinator for Nepal (NOC-Nepal). The term of the NOC will be for a maximum of 3 years and end at the next IAU General Assembly (GA) unless special notification made […]

December 18, 2018

We are pleased to open the application for the 6th National Astronomy Olympiad 2019! High school students of age between 14-20 years (as of June 30, 2019) are eligible to apply for the program. The first stage of the program will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 12:00 Hrs- 14:00 Hrs in all […]

December 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce the result of the 2nd NASO National Space Art Competition 2018 today! Shruti Gurung, a student at Adhyayan School, Tokha, Kathmandu won the first prize and will receive telescope, certificate, and medals during a program in Kathmandu! First Prize: Human Beyond Humanity,  2nd NASO National Space Art Competition 2018 The competition […]

December 12, 2018

We are pleasured to announced the Er. Reman Bala as the winner of the 6th National Astronomy Olympiad 2019 Logo Competition. We received a total of 83 logos among which 13 logos were shortlisted for further evaluation. The winning logo will be the official logo of the 6th National Astronomy Olympiad 2019 that will be held […]

December 6, 2018

With the successful orientation in province 1, we are pleased to announce the second series to be held in province 3! Students who are in high school level and would like to learn more about our asteroid search and astronomy olympiad program can join us at Southwestern State College, Basundhara, Kathmandu on Saturday, December 8, […]

December 6, 2018

On November 30, an interaction was an organized program at the Central Campus of Technology, Hattisar, Dharan to discuss the opportunities in the field of astronomy and space science in Nepal. The program was possible as Free Students Union at the campus invited us to host an event for the physics students at the campus.  Photo […]

December 5, 2018

All-Nepal Asteroid Search Campaign, September 3-30, 2018 was primarily focused at the province one concluded with sixty-four preliminary discoveries! The discoveries were made by the seventeen teams of the students from six different schools. During the campaign total of ninety preliminary discoveries were made by participants where thirty-three discoveries were done by our members/volunteers at […]

November 26, 2018

It’s not surprising to see how the world has changed since we started doing outreach! We started our outreach efforts in Nepal while Nepal has dominance of dial-up internet service! And most importantly, it was not accessible as it is now and cheap! We have heard of the arrangement for the public to view moon […]

November 21, 2018

Mr. Bijaya Chandra Luitel Recently, I conducted a webinar for tenth graders at Gaurishankar English Boarding School, Arghakhachi which was conducted with the help of Mr. Sujab Bhusal, one of the associate members of Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO).  In the webinar, we focused on discussing mainly three things: what Science is and the history of […]