astronomical observation

Daswaan Falakyati Mela

(10th Astrofest)
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
October 08, 2011
Time: 
4:30 PM
Venue: 
The Learning School & College, Kot Radha Kishen (Kasur - Pakistan)
Abstract: 

The 10th Astrofest marks World Space Week  and includes a popular lecture on introduction to astronomy following live observation of astronomical attractions through a powerful telescope. The live observation is aided by Pakistan's leading amateur astronomer Umair Asim's commentary. The falakyati mela also coincides with the International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN).

 

Directions to reaching Kot Radha Kishan

Directions to Kot Ridha Kishan from travellers from Lahore can be found on this website.

Resource People: 
Presenter
Umair Asim
Vice Principal, Farooqi Girls High School, Lahore.
Supplementary Documents: 

Jupiter, nebulae and star clusters: see them live

At the Tenth Falakyati Mela
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Developing Astronomy Globally.

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
4 October, 2010
Time: 
4 pm to 8 pm
Venue: 
Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore
Date: 
5 October, 2010
Time: 
4 pm to 8 pm
Venue: 
Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore
Abstract: 

Come to our tenth falakyati mela, a part of the World Space Week organzied by SUPRACO. See the Jupiter, nebulae and star clusters. Visit stalls from various schools and have a refreshing evening, with the heavens.

Resource People: 
Lead Astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School

Ninth Falakyati Mela in LUMS (Lahore)

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Spades Society, LUMS. All proceeds will go towards the relief fund for the flood affectees. The ticket is Rs. 200.

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
17 September, 2010
Time: 
5:30 pm to 9 pm
Venue: 
LUMS, Library Grounds, Opposite Sector U, DHA, Lahore
Abstract: 

We will have a great lunar landscape in the view with many important and stunning craters. Jupiter and its moons will also be visible around 20:15. Also I can show our nearest Andromeda Galaxy, Ring Nebula the famous star corpse and a very fine star cluster M13. 

 

It will be a blessed night indeed when we can observe planets (including Venus if we can assemble our equipment well before sunset), star cluster, galaxy and a nebula. What else can we ask from a night sky!

 

Of course all depending on weather.

Resource People: 
Lead Astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School

Eighth Falakyati Mela in GIKI, TOPI (District Swabi, NWFP)

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
19 February, 2010
Time: 
5 pm to 11 pm
Venue: 
Ghulam Ishaque Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, TOPI (District Swabi, NWFP)
Date: 
20 February, 2010
Time: 
5 pm to 11 pm
Venue: 
Ghulam Ishaque Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, TOPI (District Swabi, NWFP)
Resource People: 
Lead Astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School, Karim Park, Lahore

Live Viewing of the 2010 Solar Eclipse

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
15 January, 2010
Time: 
11:30 am
Venue: 
Jogging Track behind the Centre for High Energy Physics, Quaid-e-Azam (New) Campus, Lahore
Abstract: 

The event is subject to clear weather conditions. The viewing will be through the telescope eyepiece.

The directions to the location can be found at: http://www.khwarzimic.org/iya/pu_map_track.jpg .

Resource People: 
Umair Asim
Lead Astronomer
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School

Fifth Falakyati Mela and Quiz in Shahdara (District Lahore)

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
28 September, 2009
Time: 
5 pm to 9 pm
Venue: 
Government Higher Secondary School for Girls, Maqbara Jahangir Road, Shahdara (District Lahore)
Resource People: 
Lead Astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School, Karim Park, Lahore
Moderator
Abdul Haleem Yasir
Khwarizmi Science Society and the Punjab School, Lahore
Moderator
Irfan Arif
Private teacher

Sixth Falakyati Mela at the World Space Week in Lahore

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
  • Lahore Astronomical Society (LAST)
  • SUPARCO (Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission)
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
5 October, 2009
Time: 
7 pm - 10:30 pm
Venue: 
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lahore
Date: 
6 October, 2009
Time: 
7 pm - 10:30 pm
Venue: 
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lahore
Resource People: 
Lead Astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society and Farooqi Girls High School, Karim Park, Lahore

Fourth Falakyati Mela in Rohtas (Jhelum)

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
30 May 2009, Saturday
Time: 
5 pm
Venue: 
Rohtas Fort, District Jhelum
Resource People: 
Lecturer and lead astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society

Second Falakyati Mela in Phoolnagar (Kasur)

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
9 March 2009, Monday
Time: 
5 pm
Venue: 
Government High School No. 1, Phoolnagar (District Kasur)
Resource People: 
Lecturer and lead astronomer
Umair Asim
Khwarizmi Science Society
Astronomer
Omer Bin Abdul Aziz
Lahore Astronomical Society