On the 6th of April 2019, Pak Astronomers arranged lectures and observation sessions for the students of the Sweet Home Orphanage in Islamabad. The event was organized as a part of Outer Space Knowledge Day under the Access Program of the US State Deparment.
PakAstronomers Islamabad actively reaches out to people and organizations to increase the public interest in astronomy and relevant sciences. We organize observational sessions, lectures, workshops and other public outreach events. We also frequently collaborate with other organizations that share similar goals. Here you will find the details and pictures of some of these activities.
PakAstronomers Islamabad and Lahore Astronomical Society (LAST), with the help of students of Mechanical Engineering and 2019 Science Fair Team from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, collaborated to organize an exciting astronomy night on Saturday, 16 Feb 2019.
Lectures in astronomy were delivered by Alpha Bhatti from LAST and Khawar Ali Sher and Hammad Hamid from PAS-ISB. This was followed by a hands-on observation session.
A short observation meeting was called on a short notice to take advantage of the clear sky.
Location: F-9 Park
Date: 17 Jan 2019
Time: 7-8 pm
Aamna Saleem is an avid astronomer from Lahore. Her recent startup "Cosmic Perspective" and Pak Astronomers Islamabad collaborated to hold a talk and discussion session at the Cafe Garage in Islamabad on 11th Jan, 2019. It was the first meeting or discussion event that Pak Astronomers participated in 2019.
A small solar observation session was arranged on a short notice.
Location: McDonalds, F-9, Islamabad
Date: 03 Jan, 2019
True to our mission of conducting regular out reach and star gazing events, the members of Pak Astronomers held their regular monthly observation session at Rahman Enclave on 15th December, 2018.
The event was attended by representatives of Rah E Qamar as well as a group of Home Schoolers, members of the general public as well as some distinguished guests from the Planning Commission of Pakistan. It has been an honor of Pak Astronomers to be the leading organizer of Star Gazing and observations events in Pakistan.
On Friday 20 Oct 2018, PakAstronomers Islamabad conducted an astronomical observation session for the students, faculty and staff at The Millennium Universal College, H-11, Islamabad.
On Friday July 28, 2017, PakAstronomers Islamabad arranged a telescope-making workshop for the students of Muslim Explorers. Venue was Dawah Academy which was arranged by Muslim Explorers.
The students were taught how a telescope works, how to build one and provided practical kits to apply that knowledge on the spot.
On Thursday 27 Apr 2017, PakAstronomers Islamabad conducted lectures on astronomy and an astronomical observation session at Beaconhouse School Systems Girls Branch, F-11/3, Islamabad. The students got a chance not just to learn the concepts but also to experience for themselves how it feels to actually peer through a telescope.
We thank the administration and staff of Beaconhouse F-11 for providing us the chance to spread some astronomy love and their continued cooperation.