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 […]

November 21, 2018

Dr. Suman Satyal More than 3800 exoplanets (planets that are outside our Solar System) have been discovered to date. This number is low compared to the known ~300 billion stars in our home galaxy – Milky Way, where each star has a probability of hosting one or more planets. Nevertheless, given the fact that the […]

November 19, 2018

Are you someone who is good on graphic designing but have not found a platform to showcase your talent? If yes, National Astronomy Olympiad: Logo Competition might be one of the best platforms for you! Top three logos will be awarded cash prizes and certificates in Kathmandu. Also, the first prize winner logo will be […]

November 16, 2018

Are waiting for a moment to find shooting star at the starry night over Nepal? If yes, then start preparing for your backpack to find one of the dark locations around you for the observation! If you can’t move due to several reasons, you can still enjoy the view from your rooftop or nearby open […]

November 15, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we signed a MoU with MECH Engineering and Trading Pvt. Ltd. today at its office to strengthen our astronomy outreach in Nepal for the next three years! MECH Engineering has been selling quality telescopes especially SkyWatcher and Celestron brands in the Nepali market. Photo: Mr. Suresh Bhattarai, Chairman at […]

November 13, 2018

The 5th National Astronomy Olympiad held this year concluded with two international participation! This year Students qualified for the international Olympiads were facilitated to participate at the 23rd International Astronomy Olympiad 2018 (IAO2018) in Colombo, Sri-Lanka & the 12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2018 (IOAA2018) in Beijing, China respectively. Mr. Bishal Baral (6th […]

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 […]