Events

Ghana Planetarium Science Centre: Activities was carried out in April 2017 : The Ghana Planetarium is aimed : For children of school age, adults, to improve the low level activities in science literacy and knowledge; by developing the quality of their life and health by educating their influence in superstitious beliefs, and for unhealthy mistrust or misunderstanding of science. click here for pictures.

 

Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute (GSSTI) participated in the Partial Eclipse that occurred on the 1st of September, 2016, The Eclipse started at 6:30am and reached its maximum point at around 7.20am. To find out more about their report (pictures inclusive), click Here in English and Here in French.

Astronomy Activities in Burkina Faso by Kam Sie Zechariah (Burkina Faso Country Coordinator).

The coordinator reported their recent outreach program by receiving the Technical High School LTO at the Université de Ouagadougou, Atmospheric physics Laboratory, Burkina Faso. The activities carried out includes: Presentation on Astro-animation and Star field of Blue horizontal-branch (BHB), presentation/donation of Galileoscope to Technical High School LTO, A Science Observation of Moon Craters, and the 9th of May 2016 incredible image of the Transit of MercuryClick HERE in English and HERE in French to find out more about these activities.

Asteroid Day is a global awareness campaign where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids, the impact hazard they may pose, and what we can do to protect our planet, families, communities, and future generations from future asteroid impacts. Asteroid Day is held every 30th of June. We hereby encourage all Country Coordinators to Participate/join the program. Please feel free to learn more by clicking here and here.

WEST AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL FOR YOUNG ASTRONOMERS (WAISSYA), NSUKKA 2015 GENERAL REPORT CAN BE ACCESSED HERE IN Word doc and HERE IN Pdf format WHILE YOU CAN ALSO ACCESS THE DOCUMENTS ON GOOGLE DOCS Here.

IAU OAD Regional Offices Meeting (March 2016)

Report on 3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of Regional Offices of Astronomy for Development 2-4 March 2016, South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has, at present, nine Regional Offices and Language Expertise Centers around the world can be assessed at Here