The Gathering of Indonesian Astronomers

Finally, the conference of astronomy in Indonesia has ended, left so much memories about the current activities of astronomy in Indonesia. There were various astronomy-goers flocked, from amateur to professional, from high-school students to researchers, from educator to communicator; surely the biggest event for astronomers in Indonesia, where they share their works, discuss the possibilities

The Gathering of Indonesian Astronomers

Finally, the conference of astronomy in Indonesia has ended, left so much memories about the current activities of astronomy in Indonesia. There were various astronomy-goers flocked, from amateur to professional, from high-school students to researchers, from educator to communicator; surely the biggest event for astronomers in Indonesia, where they share their works, discuss the possibilities

The Stars that fall from the Sky

Tintin - Shooting Star
Tintin - Shooting Star

This panel from the comic Tintin (The Shooting Star), for me, is the primary source of astronomy, at least in my childhood. Okey, i will not discuss about comicology in this post, perhaps later. Instead from what i have learnt, the phenomenon of shooting stars could invoke stories, excitement, awe inspiring wonder, even indepth science exploration. Choose your own path for wondering the universe.

sometimes, the occurence can be predicted, sometimes, things just happenned.

The Virtual Telescope Galilean Nights

So, the Tetraverse crew are simultaneously observing with the Virtual Telescope for the Galilean Nights event, there’s me in Manchester, UK and one part of our team, Virgiliu Pop in Timisoara in Romania joining in the observing fest also. Dr. Gianluca Masi has opened up the Virtual Telescope and as promised, the telescope is available