October 23, 2018

Our participation at the XXX General Assembly of International Astronomical Union at Vienna, Austria during August 20-31, 2018 remained very successful with many developments! Below are the highlights of our participation at the IAU2018 this year! Observation of the IAU GA:  Unlike last year, we took active observer role at the IAU election which helped us to […]

October 23, 2018

All-Nepal Asteroid Search Campaign, September 3-30, 2018 which was focused on province 1 with 17 different schools from the province resulted with ninety-seven asteroids discovered! The discoveries are of preliminary status at the moment. There will be follow-ups for the discovered objects and if confirmed will receive provisional status. We look forward to some good […]

October 20, 2018

We are pleased to announce Ms. Shruti Gurung, Class 8, Adhyayan School, Kathmandu as the winner of the Public Choice Award of the NASO 2nd National Space Art Competition 2018! Her artwork ‘Human Beyond Humanity’ scored the highest points to become the winner this year. As a part of the award, she will receive a gift […]

October 4, 2018

Today is the first day of the World Space Week 2018 (WSW2018) and we have opened voting for the top 20 arts submitted at the NASO 2nd National Space Art Competition 2018! The voting remains open till midnight, October 10, 2018! Click here to vote for your best space art. How to vote?The voting is […]

July 23, 2018

On July 27-28, 2018, humanity on earth will witness the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century. In order to provide you an opportunity in Nepal, we will be hosting an observation on that night from our office with our different telescopes.  Don’t want to miss the opportunity? Click here to register now!  Attending the […]

July 21, 2018

We are pleased to announce the result of the pre-closed camp of the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018. The pre-closed camp was held during May 25-June 30, 2018. The first round i.e. entrance exam of the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018 was held on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Based on the performance of the participants, […]

June 12, 2018

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) organized an event to award and motivate the young generation working in the field of science in Nepal. The chief guest of the event was Dr. Sandra Magnus (Former Astronaut of NASA) who helped students in the program to know about […]

June 12, 2018

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in support of Southwestern State College and social media group Daari Gang organized an outreach campaign to help the new generation know about space science, astronomy, and robotics at the 5th Kantipur HISSAN EduFair 2018, May 24 – 27, 2018 held in Kathmandu. The campaign included solar observation and robotics display […]

May 28, 2018

We are pleased to announced the result of the 2nd NASO Women in Science Award 2018! This year the student and professional categories will be awarded to Ms. Shreeti Shrestha, B.E. Computer Engineering student at Pulchowk Engineering Campus, IOE, TU and Er. Promosha Mishra, Computer Engineer at Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) respectively. The award includes […]

May 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce that former NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus will be among us during our collaborative event with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) during 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. We have opened a call for ‘Ask an Astronaut’ (http://bit.ly/2ILEpty) which closes on Friday, May 25, 2018. We […]