Face of Astronomy

Date : 14 May 2016

Yesterday an article was published in Global Astronomy Month about my friend Ibrahim Amiri. He is one of our active members who graduated from Physics Department of Kabul University. I couldn't help not to share it with you:Faces of Astronomy Name: Ibrahim Amiri Location: Kabul, Afghanistan. I am a physics major and amateur astronomer. I have been passionate about stars since I was 7, growing up in a country torn up by war; I could manage to learn basics of astronomy through books and internet. Together with Yunos Bakhshi - the founder of Afghanistan Astronomy Association – and other members of the institution, I have had multiple visits ... More

... but nothing can stop us!

Date : 8 Jan 2016

This is an article about Afghanistan Astronomy association that was published in msn.com. I hope you enjoy reading it. you can read it from here: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/indepth/amateur-afghan-astronomy-is-risky-business/ar-AAgqaEN?li=AA4RFe&ocid=mailsignout More

Reach for the Stars in Afghanistan

Date : 15 Jan 2015

Reach for the Stars - Afghanistan is an Astronomers Without Borders project in collaboration with the Astronomical Association of Afghanistan. The primary goal is to establish Afghanistan's first astronomy curriculum for young children set in the context of Afghan culture, Islamic astronomical heritage and modern science. Educational resources will be delivered to schools, orphanages and refugee camps in the Kabul area, and establish training and educational programs based on those materials. More

The Challenges and Dangers of Amateur Astronomy in Afghanistan

Date : 30 Jan 2012

Anyone who wants to experience such adventure we highly appreciate and welcome Most amateur astronomers take for granted that they can just go outside and enjoy viewing the night sky without encountering many problems — aside from keeping mosquitoes at bay or fixing equipment malfunctions. But in order for amateur astronomers in Afghanistan to simply set up a telescope in a dark region, they have to deal with more serious complications, such as making sure the area is clear of land mines, not arousing the suspicions the Taliban orMost amateur astronomers take for granted that they can just go outside and enjoy viewing the night sky ... More

 
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The Winners of Sundial Competition

The Winners of Sundial Competition were given appreciation letters and gifts by the officials of Marefat High School. First place: Newton team Hamid ...

Sundial Competition

For the first time Afghanistan-Marefat Astronomy Association presents: Sundial Competition A sundial is a device that tells the time of day by the ...

Stars, closer than ever!

Now students of Marefat high school have a better view of the sky with a gift from us. Afghanistan Astronomy Association presented Physics ...

Star Party

There are different organizations in Afghanistan that care about science and want their employees gain some knowledge about it. In 2013 we had a Star ...

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Face of Astronomy

Yesterday an article was published in Global Astronomy Month about my friend Ibrahim Amiri. He is one of our active members who graduated from ...

... but nothing can stop us!

This is an article about Afghanistan Astronomy association that was published in msn.com. I hope you enjoy reading it. you can read it from here: ...

Reach for the Stars in Afghanistan

Reach for the Stars - Afghanistan is an Astronomers Without Borders project in collaboration with the Astronomical Association of Afghanistan. The ...

The Challenges and Dangers of Amateur Astronomy in Afghanistan

Anyone who wants to experience such adventure we highly appreciate and welcome Most amateur astronomers take for granted that they can just go ...

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