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 […]

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 […]