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COSMIC LIGHT REACHES CYPRUS 2016 ελληνικά english по-русски
 

Cosmic Light Reaches Cyprus 2016

 

INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION
Project: Cosmic Light Reaches Cyprus 2016
Country: Cyprus

KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY introduces the “Cosmic Light Reaches Cyprus 2016” project, conducted by scientists, amateur astronomers, and educators, through activities, workshops, lectures, planetarium shows, telescope observations, to promote astronomy and science from kindergartens to universities, to organized groups, mass media, tourists and the general public, by using astronomy as a tool for development.

Mission: achieve the awareness of our position in the Universe and respect and understand the importance of the Cosmic Light coming down to Earth.

Vision: enhance Dark Sky awareness and encourage locals to get involved in light pollution measurements and preserve the dark skies in Cyprus.

 

30 JANYARY 19:00
OPENING CEREMONY OF THE COSMIC LIGHT REACHES CYPRUS 2016

6 FEBRUARY 19:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM “ETERNAL LOVE” (RU)
10 FEBRUARY 19:00
INTERNATIONAL DARWIN DAY – NATURAL SELECTION (EN)
14 FEBRUARY 17:00
CELEBRATION OF THE 8TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY
16 FEBRUARY 9:00
"ANDREAS ON THE MOON"; "SPACE JOURNEY" AND SOLAR OBSERVATIONS IN THE JUNIOR SCHOOL, ACHNA, LARNACA
20 FEBRUARY 19:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM “UNIVERSE” (EN)
24 FEBRUARY 19:00
3D MOVIE DINOSAURS (EN - GR - RU)
27 FEBRUARY 19:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM “PLANET JUPITER” (GR)
OBSERVATIONS OF JUPITER

MARCH
ASTRONOMY COURSE FOR BEGINNERS "READ THE SKY"
7 MARCH 10:00
“WATER IN THE UNIVERSE” AND SOLAR OBSERVATIONS KINDERGARTEN "LIONS", NICOSIA
8 MARCH 19:00
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY “BEAUTY OF THE SKY”
9 MARCH 19:00
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE 2016 “ECLIPSES IN CULTURE"
12 MARCH 17:00
CHILDREN CARNIVAL PARTY
19 MARCH 19:00
"EARTH HOUR BLUE" 2016
23 MARCH 19:00
LUNAR ECLIPSE “ECLIPSES IN CULTURE"
26 MARCH 19:00
PLANETARIUM SHOW “PLANET JUPITER”
30 MARCH 19:00
 “MYTHODEA” (GREEK) NASA MISSION: 2001 MARS ODYSSEY
SPEAKER: CONSTANTINA TSOKOU
, SCHOLAR OF ANCIENT GREEK LITERATURE

APRIL GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH 2016

APRIL
ASTRONOMY COURSE "THE SKY IS ALIVE"
2 APRIL 19:00
“GLOBE AT NIGHT” (GR)
6 APRIL 19:00
"JUPITER THE KING OF PLANETS" (RU)
9 APRIL 19:00
“INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY WEEK”
YURI GAGARIN – 55 YEARS OF FLIGHT
13 APRIL 19:00
“LUNAR EXPLORATIONS”
OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON
16 APRIL 19:00
GLOBAL STAR PARTY
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS
17 APRIL 20:00
"YURI'S NIGHT" DISCO PARTY
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS
(#‎SpaceApps‬ Challenge 2016, LIMASSOL)
22 APRIL 17:30
CHILDREN'S ASTROART CONTEST
“THE DIVERSE UNIVERSE”
(PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, NICOSIA)
23 APRIL 09:30
YURI GAGARIN – 55 YEARS OF FLIGHT” (GR)
(PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, NICOSIA)
23 APRIL 19:00
YURI GAGARIN – 55 YEARS OF FLIGHT” (RU)
(RUSSIAN HOUSE, LIMASSOL)
24 APRIL 11:00
“SunDay”
SOLAR OBSERVATIONS

MAY
ASTRONOMY COURSE FOR BEGINNERS "READ THE SKY"
4 MAY 19:00
"UNIVERSE"
OBSERVATIONS OF JUPITER
7 MAY 20:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “MARS RIDDLES”
OBSERVATIONS OF JUPITER
9 MAY
TRANSIT OF MERCURY
11 MAY 20:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “HOW TO OBSERVE UFO”
OBSERVATIONS OF JUPITER
14 MAY 19:30
INTERNATIONAL SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY NIGHT-9
16 MAY
EUROPEAN NIGHT OF MUSEUMS
"THE MOON"
(COSTAS KAIMAKLIOTIS FOLKLORE MUSEUM, ARADIPPOU)
21 MAY 21:00
TELECONFERENCE “SOLAR ECLIPSES IN CULTURE”
WITH BEND, OREGON, USA
25 MAY 20:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “MARS COLONIZATION”
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS
28 MAY 20:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “PLANET MARS”
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS
29 MAY 19:30
FAMILY PROGRAM “MARS RIDDLES”
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS (#dramstudio, PAFOS)

JUNE
ASTRONOMY COURSE "THE SKY IS ALIVE"
1 JUNE 18:00
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S DAY
THE KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY
OPEN DAY
8 JUNE 20:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS
11 JUNE 20:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “THE WORLD OF THE RINGED PLANET”
OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON
22 JUNE 18:00
SUMMER SOLSTICE
FAMILY PROGRAM
OBSERVATIONS OF THE SUN
“SUN OUR STAR”
25 JUNE 20:00
“JOURNEY ALONG MARS”
PRESENTED BY H.O.P.S TEAM,
WINNER OF LIMASSOL NASA SPACEAPPS CHALLENGE 2016
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS
30 JUNE
ASTEROID DAY
SCIENCECAFÉ “DANGER FROM THE SKY
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS

13 AUGUST 20:00
PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER 2016
27 AUGUST 19:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ: RARE CONJUNCTION OF VENUS AND JUPITER

SEPTEMBER
ASTRONOMY COURSE FOR BEGINNERS "READ THE SKY"
3 SEPTEMBER 17:00
SEPTEMBER’S 2016 SOLAR ECLIPSE
7 SEPTEMBER 20:00
“FUTURE IS WILD” and MOON OBSERVATIONS
10 SEPTEMBER 19:00
“ANDREAS ON THE MOON” and MOON OBSERVATIONS
16 SEPTEMBER 21:00
SEPTEMBER’S 2016 LUNAR ECLIPSE
21 SEPTEMBER 19:00
AUTUMNAL EQUINOX SCIENCE CAFÉ “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
25 SEPTEMBER 21:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “VENUS – CYPRIOT” and OBSERVATIONS OF VENUS
28 SEPTEMBER 18:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM & 3D MOVIE "DINOSAURS"
30 SEPTEMBER 18:30
SCIENCE CAFÉ “ESA MISSION” ROSETTA LANDING ON THE COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO

OCTOBER
ASTRONOMY COURSE "THE SKY IS ALIVE"
OCTOBER -JUNE
"CYPRUS ASTRONOMY ACADEMY"

4-10 OCTOBER
UN WORLD SPACE WEEK 2016 “REMOTE SENSING”

5 OCTOBER 18:30
OPENING CEREMONY
OBSERVATIONS OF REMOTE SENSING SATELLITE
8 OCTOBER 18:00
InOMN 2016 INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT
(HELIOSTALAGMATIES NURSERY SCHOOL, LARNACA)
10 OCTOBER 20:00
CLOSING CEREMONY GUEST SPEAKER EKATERINI DEMETRIOU
OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON

12 OCTOBER 19:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ - UNESCO FINAL REPORT IYL 2015
OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON
15 OCTOBER 16:00
FAMILY PROGRAM OBSERVATIONS OF THE SUN
“SUN – OUR STAR”
19 OCTOBER 19:00
ORIONIDS METEOR SHOWER “COMET HALLEY”
TELESCOPE OBSERVATIONS
22 OCTOBER 18:30
FAMILY PROGRAM OBSERVATIONS OF VENUS
“ETERNAL LOVE”
26 OCTOBER 19:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “HOME SAFETY: SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE”
GUEST SPEAKER MICHALIS MICHAELIDES
TELESCOPE OBSERVATIONS
29 OCTOBER 18:30
FAMILY PROGRAM CONJUNCTION OF VENUS AND SATURN
“ANDREAS ON THE MOON”

NOVEMBER
ASTRONOMY COURSE FOR BEGINNERS "READ THE SKY"
2 NOVEMBER 19:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM “STARS OF PHARAOHS”
MOON OBSERVATIONS
9 NOVEMBER 19:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
MOON OBSERVATIONS
12 NOVEMBER 19:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “ANDREAS ON THE MOON”
MOON OBSERVATIONS
14 NOVEMBER 19:00
SCIENCE CAFÉ “SUPERMOON IN OUR LIFE”
OBSERVATIONS OF SUPERMOON
20 NOVEMBER 11:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “SUN – OUR STAR”
OBSERVATIONS OF THE SUN
23 NOVEMBER 18:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAM & 3D MOVIE DINOSAURS
25 NOVEMBER 10:00
PLANETARIUM PROGRAMS AND SOLAR OBSERVATIONS
FOR STUDENTS OF L.I.T.C. SCHOOL (LIMASSOL)
26 NOVEMBER 16:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “VENUS – CYPRIOT”
OBSERVATIONS OF VENUS
30 NOVEMBER 19:00
FAMILY PROGRAM “RIDDLES OF MARS”
OBSERVATIONS OF MARS

DECEMBER
ASTRONOMY COURSE "THE SKY IS ALIVE"
 
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