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Well known Arabic Astronomy site. News...Views...Articles

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Syrian Amateur Astronomy Association (saaa)

A true gold mine
Calsky: Perhaps the most complete astronomical observation and information online.
The Must site in Astrophotography
The "Nadi el-Maarifa", a weekly radio show on Constantine Radio produced by our Association, has become "Dounia el-Ouloum"
Radio program astronomy
...now in its 14th year of activity!
- Follow the program on line every Friday 16:30-17:00 UT, or on FM 93.9
Announcing the Laureates of Cirta-Science V : April, 13 - 2013
Bringing this edition of the Cirta Science competition to a close. The three laureates for this year were announced at this beautiful event held at Malek Haddad cultural center graced with the presence of some distinguished guests from here and abroad... More here.
The El-Bayadh Training Workshop : 2-4 April -2013
A five member strong Sirius team visited this Western Wilaya in t he semi-desertic region of our country at the invitation of the APW and the Youth Directorate there (DJS). It was about training animators of the Wilaya in amateur astronomy as well as delivering public lectures. The program was a sounding success .. More here .
Ouled Djellal astronomie The Rihla to Ouled Djellal and the Rhoufi Canyon : 22-24 March -2013
To the land of Hizia, the legendary folk personage acclaimed in popular songs... except that she really existed. A 32 member strong Sirius team carried out a cultural and pedagogical visit to the Biskra Wilaya and visited her birthplace and her tomb among other things. ... More here.
The Fifth Edition of the Cirta-Science Competition :
Feb. 16 and March 16- 2013

This year's laureates will be heading to the land of the Rising Sun, Japan. The first round starts on Saturday, February 16 at the Malek Haddad Cultural Palace with 500 candidates from 51 High Schools while the 2nd round was on March 16th. Here the link to the facebook page and ... More here
Bringing Astronomy ... to the High Schools: December 2012- March 2013
A strong dedicated group of Sirusiens have started in earnest bringing Astronomy to the High Schools and Middle Schools of the Constantine area. A string of eight institutions have received their visits in the past three months It consists of lectures, animation, astronomical expositions. More here.
The Yearly Astro Retreat 2012: Focus on training: 29-30 December 2012
It has been a Sirius tradition to hold a Winter retreat every year for our members in order to reflect upon our activities and project ourselves in the future. Some retrospection as it were. In addition, we had a rich training program made of intensive courses and workshops.. More here .
Sousse astronomie Sirius Sirius at the First Intl. Forum on Astronomy at Sousse, Tunisia:
16-20 December 2012

Organized by the Société Astronomique de Tunisie (SAT), it brought together astro clubs from the Maghreb and France. Two of our members participated and a presentation on scientific theater was given live by them! ... More here .
Tamanrasset 2012: Getting the First Prize for the Best Astro Exposition at this 2nd National Astro Festival :
19-22 December 2012

Four Sirius members were in the heart of the desert to participate to this Second National Astro Festival. A highly colorful event with many activities and long range trips, including a visit to the Abbée Charles de Foucault retreat at the Assekrem mount... More here .
The Canary Islands Trip for the Laureates of Cirta Science 4 : 09 -14 0ct - 2012
This year's laureates of the Competition went to visit the Gran Telescopio Canarias at La Palma, the largest optical telescope in the World. They also visited the Teide Observatory in Tenerife and various cultural and natural landmarks. A life time trip indeed... More here
Mentouri University Towards a revival of the Scientific Activities at Mentouri University
Sirius, thanks to its strong student component is working to reestablish the traditions of the scientific clubs there. It organized several public conferences with well known astronomers from abroad in addition to helping launch the new University Astronomy Club and collaborating with it in organizing their Astronomy Day on March 5, 2012
... More here and here
The 11th National Festival in Popular Astronomy: Constantine, 4-6 0ct - 2012
The theme this year will be "The Sun our Home Star" coming in conjunction with the Sun reaching the maximum of activity this year and the next. These epoch making popular meetings brings together amateur and professional astronomers from all over the region. This year's theme chosen by "World Space Week" is : Space for Human Safety & Security "..... More here
The Algerian Caravan for Brotherhood & Science reaching Gaza: 10-15 September 2012
An Algerian delegation of astronomers from various universities went to Gaza to show the solidarity of the Algerian people, and in particular its scientists, with the suffering of the Gazan inhabitants as they are subjected to an inhuman blockade by the Israelis. More Here
Special Astronomy pages on Ramadhan and Eid 2012/1433h
The conjunction of the new Moon of Ramadhan will be on July 19 at 04:24 UT. The crescent won't be visible anywhere in Algeria as the Moon sets with the Sun. ... Read More
As for the Shawwal (Eid) crescent, it won't be visible throughout the Muslim World as the Moon sets earlier than the Sun... Read More
Jupiter's occultation: July 15, 2012
The occultation of Jupiter by the Moon was easily visible from North Africa in the early morning. Members of Sirius were at Djerba following the various phases of this graceful event in the early morning from Houmat Essouk along astronomers from Tunisia, Egypt and Iran.... More here.
Astrophotography Camp at Djerba: A joint Jeunes Science Djerba- Sirius event: 12-15 July 2012
Another joint program across the borders this time, aiming at forming astrophotographers. We had the exceptional collaboration of Babak Tafreshi the TWAN director who initiated young amateurs to this subtle art...More here
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