L-Għaqda Maltija tal-Astronomija

The Mystery of Dark Matter

2 June at 6pm Aula Magna, University Valletta Campus Public lecture by the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy.   Professor Isabel Lopes from the Department of Physics, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal is a leading researcher in the experimental detection of Dark Matter. She is involved in a number [...]

May 25, 2016 Patrizia Madiona Uncategorized 0

Upcoming Events

Two upcoming events in the coming weeks – (i) an observing session at Dwejra (in collaboration with ISSA and DLĦ) and (ii) a lecture by honorary member Prof. Godfrey Baldacchino.   Saturday, 28 May 2016 – Observation at Dwejra (Gozo) The Institute of Space Sciences & Astronomy (ISSA) of the [...]

May 20, 2016 Patrizia Madiona Uncategorized 0

Mercury’s Transit 2016

Transits of Mercury occur in May or November. The last four transits occurred in 1999, 2003, 2006, and May 9, 2016. The next will occur on November 11, 2019, and then on November 13, 2032. A typical transit lasts several hours. The interval between one November transit and the next [...]

May 14, 2016 Patrizia Madiona Uncategorized 0

LIVE – Mercury transit webcast


May 9, 2016 admin Uncategorized 0

The Mercury Transit

Video from the Society for Popular Astronomy … local circumstances on the latest issue of our publication “The Big Bang”. [...]

May 3, 2016 admin Uncategorized 0

ExoMars launch presentation with image of Alexei Pace

Following the recent ExoMars launch presentation before the planned launch on March 14th, Mars proved to be difficult to image. However, ASM Member Alexei Pace had secured an image on March 13th – 28.5 hours before launch with Edge HD14 + QHYS111224C. Quickly submitting his image, Alexei’s images was used [...]

April 27, 2016 Patrizia Madiona Uncategorized 0