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Member Reports from B.G. Eranga Thilina Jayashantha

Feb 19

Star Party 2020, Sri Lanka - The First Ever Astronomical Observation Competition & Workshop for High-School Students in South Asia

Introduction Star Party, Sri Lanka is the Largest High-School level Astronomical event in Sri Lanka and it is organized annually by Anandian Astronomical Association and Astronomical Society of Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy which are the pioneering schools of Sri Lankan high-school based Astronomy. In every year, the event held in a specific day at Peradeniya University premises for 15 hours overnight. Star party, Sri Lanka the event has a legendary history of 16 years which has been associated with its quality and the scope. The event consists of the first-ever Astronomical Observation Competition in South Asian region, A workshop and... Read More...

Dec 20

December 26, Annular Solar Eclipse Observing Public Camp at Ancient Jaffna Fort, Sri Lanka

Astronomical Research Institute, Sri Lanka (ARIS) collaborating with Anandian Astronomical Association, Star Party group and Mount K Adventure Resort organizes a public camp for observing the annular solar eclipse which will be happen on 26 th of December, 2019 and will be visible to Asia and Australia. We organize this event at ancient Dutch fort of Jaffna which is located in the Northern part of the Sri Lanka. We plan to conduct the public event in 3 main languages (Sinhala, Tamil and English) in Sri Lanka. The event will be started at 0800h and will be ended at 1130 h.... Read More...

Mar 11

Night Camp and Workshop at Ambilipitiya President's College

ඇඹිලිපිටිය ජනාධිපති විද්‍යාලිය තාරකා විද්‍යා සංගමයේ ආරාධනය පරිදී Astronomical Research institute of Sri Lanka ආයතනය මූලිකත්වයෙන්, ආනන්ද විද්‍යාලිය තාරකා විද්‍යා සංගමයේ , ආදී ආනන්දීය තාරකා විද්‍යා සංගමයේ හා Star party Group හි දායකත්වයෙන් සංවිධානය කරනු ලැබූ රාත්‍රී අහස නිරීක්ෂණ කඳවුර හා නිරීක්ෂණ තාරකා විද්‍යා වැඩමුළුව 2019 මාර්තු 02 දින රැය පහන් වන තුරු, විශාල ශිෂ්‍ය පිරිසකගේ සහබාගිත්වයෙන් එම විද්‍යාලයේදී ඇති සාර්ථකව නිමාවට පත් විය. මෙහිදී සහාබාගී වූ පිරිසට නිරීක්ෂණ තාරකා විද්‍යාත්මක දේශණ, මෙන්ම දුරේක්ෂ ආධාරයෙන් සඳ නිරීක්ෂණය , බ්‍රහස්පති නිරික්ෂණය, සෙනසුරු නිරීක්ෂණය, ගැඹුරු අහස වස්තුන් නිරීක්ෂණය කරමින් විශ්වයේ අසිරිය අධ්‍යයනය කිරීමට මෙන්ම රොකට් තාක්ෂණයේ නව ප්‍රවණතා ආශ්‍රිතව ඔවුන්ගේ දැතින් නිමවුන... Read More...

Feb 19

Star Party 2019 | Kandy, Sri Lanka - Successfully Concluded

The largest Astronomical observation competition, workshop and Astrophotography Competition in Sri Lanka was successfully concluded for 15th consecutive year on 15th - 16th of February, 2019 at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka with the participation of more than 600 participants around the country. 32 teams comprising 5 students for each team were participated for the Astronomical observation competition and Richmond College , Galle awarded as the champions and won the Star Party 2019 trophy which is awarded for the best Astronomical observation team in Sri Lanka for 2019. De Mazenod College, Kandana became as the Runners up and Nalanda College,... Read More...

Jan 08

The Largest Astronomical Competition in Sri Lanka - Star party 2019, Organizes for 15th consecutive year.

Star Party 2019, kandy , Sri Lanka Largest all island astronomical observation competition and workshop for high school students in Sri Lanka. Annually organized since 2004 by Anandian Astronomical Association and Astronomy Society of Mahamaya Girls's college kandy under the supervision of star party academic committee. In this year It is organized for 15th consecutive year. Last year participation 83 teams comprising 5 members for competition and more than 300 participants for the workshop and about 75 participants for Astrophotography competition with total 1000 participants from all regions of Sri Lanka Official website About Star Party The year 2004... Read More...