Events

Total Lunar Eclipse Observation Program


27-28 JULY
Organized by : Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO)

Mission Statement:

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. Attending the event means you get a first-hand opportunity to meet and ask your relevant questions on eclipses to our people. As a part of our fundraising, we decided to keep the registration fee for the event this time. The fundraiser will be used to strengthen our activities in the upcoming days. *** The registration fee: NRs. 100/- /person*** [The registration fee covers the lunar observation only]. Registered participants are welcomed after 11:30 PM, July 27, 2018. The observation will be open till 4:30 AM, July 28, 2018. Let's hope for the clear weather! If you have any queries, please free to send a text message as TLE2018 Your Name Your Queries at 9818734326. Let's witness this unique celestial event with your family at our place! Looking forward to welcoming you! Event Highlights: Different sizes of telescopes will be used for the observation during the event. It will give participants a wonderful experience using multiple telescopes to view an amazing celestial phenomenon: the lunar eclipse. Beside this participants can take pictures of the eclipse as seen through the telescopes with guidance from expert astro-photographer.

Description

NASO: Total Lunar Eclipse Observation Program 2018

Our event scheduled on July 27-28, 2018 will provide an opportunity for astronomy enthusiast to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century from Kathmandu.

 

Why join the event?

We will be using our different size of telescopes for the observation during the event. It will give you and your children a first-hand experience using multiple telescopes to view the same celestial phenomenon: a lunar eclipse. Besides, you can take pictures of the eclipse as seen through the telescopes with guidance from the only female astrophotographer in the country, Ms. Manisha Dwa. You can find more information about her work at www.facebook.com/ManishaDwaPhotography.

Who can attend the event?

The event is suitable for all age groups. So, feel free to join us with your family to share the happiness of witnessing the historic celestial event from Nepal.

Where is the observation taking place?

The observation program will be held at Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) premises located at Bijaya Chowk, Gaushala, Kathmandu (please look for the Banner of Sano Sansar Youth Hostel or Ankur Vidhyashram, we are at the same complex). Here is the map for your convenience: https://goo.gl/maps/TMtiZ51v56B2

How to register for the event?

You can do an individual or group registration here: https://goo.gl/forms/ufdlGuqBZaipK5552.

How much it cost for the registration and how to pay?

The registration fee for the event has set as NRs. 100/- per person only. You can either pay online before the event or cash before or at the venue during the event.

Where do you get the latest updates about the event?

You can get all the latest updates about the event at http://bit.ly/2ul1U4n or at the official Facebook page of NASO: www.fb.com/NASONepal.

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