Call for Proposal: Telescopes for All 2020!
Submit one paragraph (maximum 300 words) describing how and where the telescope will be used to inspire children with astronomy in Nepal.
- Individual/school/college/club/group submit the proposal to IAU NOC for Nepal for endorsement
- IAU NOC for Nepal provides endorsement
- Individual/school/college/club/group submit the proposal and proof of endorsement from IAU NOC for Nepal to the IAU OAO via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line: Telescopes for All 2020
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About the Telescopes
The telescope is a refractor Bresser 90/900 and will be delivered with a special mount, custom-made by ATM group “kijkerbouw VSRUG” (Ghent Belgium) for the project SSVI. The equipment comes complete with telescope tube, viewfinder, zenith prism, one accompanying eyepiece plössl 25mm and the mount. This telescope can be used to observe the Moon, the planets of our Solar System, some of their moons, and the most bright Messier objects (for example the Orion Nebula, globular clusters and binary stars). A sun filter is also included.
Notes on Shipping
Winners will be sent a telescope (in one single package) with a tracking number. Information about the educational value of the telescope will be included. The recipient of the telescope will be responsible for any local expenses (like customs taxes). It is not possible to resend the telescope, so accurate address and contact phone number should be provided.
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