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Friday, October 21, 2011

Star Party 2011, Kandy- Sri Lanka

Star Party 2011 will be held from 6.00 p.m. onwards on  21st of October 2011, at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy ,Sri Lanka and this will go for 12 hours, including different sessions of night sky observation.

Basically there will be 2 segments themed as competition and workshop where the amateur students can both evaluate their talent and improve their know-how on practical astronomy. The competition is expected to be the focus of many students, as everybody will try their best to grab the champions trophy and claim for the honor of 'Best Astronomy Team' of the country.  Moreover there will be an online quiz as well allowing just anybody in the planet to take part and of course win prizes depending on their performance. This will be the 2nd time, we're launching the online quiz, taking the possibility of participation into virtual realms. You can easily take part in this online version of the quiz even now as the it's already in progress till the event finishes.More information regarding this is available here

Additionally there will be a comprehensive webcast featuring Star Party at http://Live.StarParty.LK/

Star Party is aimed at improving and evaluating the observation astronomy skills of school students and amateur astronomers. You can browse more information from the official website http://StarParty.LK/
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This event is organized for the 8th consecutive year by Anandian Astronomical Association together with Astronomical Society of Mahamaya Girls College.