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Member Reports from Clube de Astronomia Plêiades do Sul

May 22

GAM - Second Traveling Telescope in the Amazon Park (Global Astronomy Month) - April 26, 2019.

The Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul held on April 26, 2019 the Second Itinerant Telescope in the main square of the Amazon Park in its fifth official event of the Global Astronomy Month edition 2019 that was attended by several residents of the community as well as curious , children, adults, families and people of the most varied ages who sought the opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope for the first time or who, once familiar and familiar with our project, once again took the opportunity to contemplate the sky. Thus, the Pleiades de Sul Astronomy Club is... Read More...

May 22

GAM - Observation at Morro da Serrinha (Global Astronomy Month) - April 25, 2019.

The Pleiades Astronomical Club of the South held on Thursday, April 25 and 2019, binocular and telescopic observations of the Moon, the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter, the Jovian Galilean satellites, the open cluster of the butterfly (M6), the (M7), and the jewel box in Cruzeiro do Sul. Celestial notes and explanations of the southern sky were also made for beginners to the club, as well as astrophotography techniques and astrophotographs by astrophotographers and astronomers club amateurs. The observations were made in Morro da Serrinha, Southern Zone of the City of Goiânia and thus characterized the fourth event of the... Read More...

May 22

GAM - Observation at Morro da Serrinha (Global Astronomy Month) - April 25, 2019.

The Pleiades Astronomical Club of the South held on Thursday, April 25 and 2019, binocular and telescopic observations of the Moon, the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter, the Jovian Galilean satellites, the open cluster of the butterfly (M6), the (M7), and the jewel box in Cruzeiro do Sul. Celestial notes and explanations of the southern sky were also made for beginners to the club, as well as astrophotography techniques and astrophotographs by astrophotographers and astronomers club amateurs. The observations were made in Morro da Serrinha, Southern Zone of the City of Goiânia and thus characterized the fourth event of the... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Second Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum (Global Astronomy Month) - April 21, 2019.

The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held its third "Global Astronomy Month Edition 2019" event for the second time at the Oscar Niemayer Museum on April 21, 2019 because the last event was a success. Once again the great mass of the pubic was attracted to the astronomical observation of the Moon and the planet Jupiter through two telescopes and binoculars. People of all ages, children, adults, children, parents, mothers, families and couples attended the event to appreciate the observations made. The event has yielded beyond observations, new friendships, conversational wheels and supporters and members to our club. Thus, the Pleiades... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum (Global Astronomy Month) - April 19, 2019.

The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held its second "Global Astronomy Month Edition 2019" event one day after its debut. Once again we carried out the most democratic project of disseminating astronomy to the general public through the Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum, one of the busiest cultural sights in the city of Goiânia. The event was attended by dozens of people, from children to adults, children, parents, mothers and entire families. The telescope was pointed at the moon which was lush and beautiful in its full phase standing out in the sky. In performing such events, the Pleiades... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Itinerant Telescope in the Amazon Park (Global Astronomy Month) - April 18, 2019.

The Astronomia Club Plêiades do Sul made its opening of the edition of the "Global Astronomy Month 2019" by means of one of the most democratic astronomical projects we usually do, the Itinerant Telescope, which aims to bring astronomy closer to the people and bring them the charm of the wonders of our heaven. On April 18, we held the lunar observation event open to the general public in the main square of Parque Amazônia, one of the busiest points in the southern region of Goiânia. Telescopes and binoculars were made available to the general public for Moon observation. Women,... Read More...

May 21

Astroviglia for observation of the southern sky - March 30, 2019

On 30 March 2019, the Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul performed the astroviglia at our new celestial observation point located in the countryside between the border of the municipalities of Goiânia and Senador Canedo to contemplate the wonders of our southern sky. Celestial notes were made via lasers, binocular observations, telescopic observations and astrophotography records of the regions of the constellation Scorpio, Centaurus, Carina, Cruzeiro do Sul and other southern constellations besides the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter and the magnificent moonrise. This was the official inauguration of the new point of the South Pleiades Astronomy Club, which will be... Read More...

May 21

Astronomy in the Homes (Casa do Pedro) - March 29, 2019

Astronomy in the Homes (Casa do Pedro) - March 29, 2019 The Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul carried out as usual another edition of the project "Astronomy in the Homes", in which we make visits to the homes of our members to strengthen social bonds and bring people together by promoting a spirit of brotherhood so characteristic of the legacy of astronomy. In this event, we chose the house of one of our members and made for a day the cozy residence an astronomical point for joint observation. This time, the place chosen was the home of our young friend... Read More...

Apr 29

Astronomy in Homes (Ruth's house) - March 16, 2019

The Astronomia Club Plêiades do Sul has a project called "Astronomy in the Homes", which deals with visits to our members' homes in order to strengthen social bonds, bring people closer together and promote a spirit of fraternity that is so characteristic of legacy of astronomy. In this event, we chose the house of one of our members and made for one day the cozy residence an astronomical point for joint observation. On March 16, 2019, the Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held the first edition of "Astronomy in the Homes" of the year at the residence of fellow Ruth. The... Read More...

Apr 29

Penumbral lunar eclipse - January 21, 2019

On Monday, January 21, 2018, the Plêiades do Sul Astronomy Club held a joint observatory with the Juan Bernardino Planetarium of the Federal University of Goiás, open observation to the public and to the entire community, the penumbral lunar eclipse in Goiânia, capital of Goiás, Brazil. The event featured the astronomical presentation at the planetarium dome, telescopic observations and binoculars of the lunar eclipse and live transmission of the eclipse from one of the event's amateur astronomers to the Space Today channel. Read More...

Apr 26

Observation of the comet 46 / p Wirtanen in Goiás - December 15, 2018

Observation of the comet 46 / p Wirtanen in Goiás. On December 15, 2018, comet 46 / p Wirtanen was visible to the naked eye from here. The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held a caravan for the Ecoville Vale do Éden in the city of Aragoiânia for the nocturnal observation of the respective comet. In addition to the observation of the comet, great observations were made of the southern sky. Read More...

Apr 25

National Astronomy Day - December 2, 2018

On December 16, 2018, the South Pleiades Astronomy Club together with the Cecília Payne Astronomy Club, the Vera Rubin Astronomy Club, the Prometheus Astronomy Club and the Young Astronomers, held at the Juan Bernardino Planetarium of the Federal University of Goiás events with workshops of astronomical experiments, rocket launching workshops and sessions at the dome of the planetarium to the public of the city of Goiânia - GO. The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club spoke at the workshop of astronomical experiments on the physics and constituent elementary particles of the Universe, explaining what the cosmos is made of. Subsequently, a session... Read More...