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International Observe the Moon Night 2013

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The Karachi Astronomers Society is glad to announce the 1st International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) event in Pakistan. It will be held on 12th Oct. 2013 at PIA Planetarium, Karachi, Pakistan. This event is organized by Karachi Astronomers Society and is submitted at InOMN (observethemoonnight.org).

 

Event Coverage (InOMN 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan)

The First Quarter Moon above PIA Planetarium dome, Karachi, Pakistan

The Blazing Venus after 1 few minutes after Sun Set

 

Visitors waiting for their turn to witness the Moon through telescope

Visitors in queue waiting eagerly to have their first light through a telescope

Our newest paid member showing his happiness after getting KaAS T-Shirt 

 

 Mr. Imran Rasheed (Co-Founder KaAS) presenting T-Shirt to son of Ms. Humaira (Assistant Manager, PIA Planetarium, Karachi)

Visitors now becoming KaAS Stars (Paid member) to get exclusive benefits

 

Kid observing Moon features (craters and lunar surface) through telescope carefully by closing one eye hardly and avoiding any extra light to enter to the eye. Wow!

A group photo of Telescope, Visitors, Participants, Volunteers and KaAS Team.

Event Material

You might want to have a look at these resources before coming to the event as it will help you understand moon. Although not a must but one should have this knowledge and KaAS will answer your queries during the event.

Lunar Phases and Eclipses

 

Earth & Moon Statistics

Observing the Moon at InOMN (Download)

Moon Observation Log (Download)

10 Amazing Facts about Moon (External link)

 

Article composed by

Abubaker Siddiq

Co-Founder

Karachi Astronomers Society

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