Tuesday, September 25, 2012

SAI starts traditional astronomical observations to the public

State Sternberg Astronomical Institute of the Moscow State University for conduct this week became the traditional evening astronomical observations.

"As one of the measures of Science Festival 2012, our institute conducts 24 to September 29 evening observations - and free to the public.

The timing of the observations due to the fact that in September this year, the evening will not show any of the planet and the moon at night is visible only after 24 September ", - stated in the Institute.

"Each of these nights by having a clear sky from 19:00 to 23:00 with two stationary telescope institute and 5-6 portable astronomical telescopes Moscow club, we'll be watching the moon. In addition, within the institute and we will read to you in nonstop mode lectures on astronomy and to answer any questions relating to our science. Judging from past experience is expected a large number of people willing to look at the sky through a telescope, and we will take all ", - stressed the astronomers.

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