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Monday, April 9, 2012

5th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics

This is great news for astronomy enthusiasts, the 5th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics is just around the corner. It will take place in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 19th to 21st of this month.

Louis Cruls Astronomy Club of Brazil has yet again taken the initiative of organizing the 5th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics and this time it's gonna be an amazing set of interesting events, packed with this rendezvous. According to the latest news from Brazil, a special opening event will take place on April 19, at 9:00h, at the the Trianon Theater located in Campos dos Goytacazes. Further the meeting will include exhibitions, Digital Mobile Planetarium sessions, astronomy clubs exhibits, International Competitions, Star Party and many more.This sounds really interesting and I guess anyone wouldn't mind gathering such a variety of experiences in one of the most beautiful cities in the world together with both local and international astronomy folk.

5th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics

All the presentations, workshops and exhibits will be held in IFF (Instituto Federal Fluminense - on April 20 and 21 in the same city. It is reported that the program "Um Passeio pelo Céu"( will make a complete coverage of the event, which sounds great because you can have access to the happenings of event, even if you do end up missing the chance of taking part, in the worst case scenario.

 There have been free registrations until the 07th of April 2012 and am not sure about the availability of that any longer. But you can obtain more information at
Additionally you can visit Louis Cruls Astronomy Club blog: The event is being organized by Louis Cruls Astronomy Club and have the support of Instituto Fedreal Fluminense , Astronomers Without Borders, UNAWE, UNESCO office in Brazil, Diário da Rússia ,the program StarPeace and Global Teacher Training Program .
 The UNAWE program in Brazil from December 2010 has the support ofthe UNESCO office in Brazil.

Finally not forgetting the great guy behind all this, the president of  the organizing committee of the 5th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics, Mr. Marcelo de Oliveira Souza !
A warm round of applause for him.

 Abraços do Sri Lanka !