THE WORLDS OF ASTRONOMY
Astronomy is the oldest science and it has its own language and methods.
It is always interesting to find out how astronomers understand each other, despite of different places and times.
The KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY invites you to a special developed course for Gymnasium students,
as part of the KITION ASTRONOMY ACADEMY.
"THE WORLDS OF ASTRONOMY" will start in October.
Each session consists of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
They include reading the star maps, understanding of eclipses and movement of celestial bodies,
nature of stars and expanding of the Universe, and practical observations of the sky with telescopes.
There are two options of participation:
• every Saturday, starting on 9th October 2021 at 10:00-11:00 online (remotely via ZOOM),
• every Friday, starting on Friday, 8th October 2021 at 17:30-19:00 at the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY premises, in Kiti.
At completion of the course a participation diploma will be awarded.
The lessons will be held by the Astrophysicist Alexander Prokofyev a special guest of the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY from Ukraine.
Alexander Prokofyev graduated with honor the Department of Physics at Moscow State University (Lomonosov University).
His scientific work is connected to “Cosmic Strings in Expanded Theories of Gravitation”.
Nowadays he conducts research in archeoastronomy, organizes and participates in observations of total solar eclipses,
meteor showers and asteroid occultations. He has publications in scientific and popular editions,
and makes reports in both national and International conferences, from Cyprus to the USA.
He is known for his pedagogical skills. Students who attended hie special developed course,
achieved an ‘honorable mention’ level in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics competition,
which was the highest ever award that a Cypriot participant achieved.
FEES: €50 / month Booking in advance is obligatory
THE WORLDS OF ASTRONOMY (English)
АСТРОНОМИЧЕСКИЕ МИРЫ (Russian)
"Bookings Only Policy" is used.
It is required to book in advance by calling (+357) 99991111 (English speakers) or (+357) 99037440 (Russian speakers).
Due to the government's measures because of COVID19 pandemic, the maximum allowance is 10 persons per session for these programs.
ID/Passport and SafePass are a must, according to the Cyprus's Government measures and decrees announced.
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