L-Għaqda Maltija tal-Astronomija

8th June: Public Event: Jupiter and the Gas Giants

The Astronomical Society of Malta is organizing another talk and observation night on Friday, the 8th of June, at 19:30hrs. This time round, Maltese astrophotographer Alexei Pace (canopus123.wordpress.com/) shall be delivering a short talk about Jupiter and the other gas giants in our cosmic neighbourhood, and shall be sharing his [...]

June 7, 2018 Josef Borg Uncategorized 0

13th May: Members Only Event: Omega Centauri Observation Night

We are organizing our first, *exclusively members only* event – an observation of the Omega Centauri globular cluster from Dingli on the 13th of May! To *become a member of the Society*, you can apply via: goo.gl/forms/3EocSQMK4eOEWGnD2 Omega Centauri is a globular cluster of stars at a distance of just [...]

April 25, 2018 Josef Borg Uncategorized 0

4th May 19:30hrs: Public Event: It’s Galaxy Season! Did You Know?

It’s that time of year again! The Winter skies, with Orion, the Pleiades and so many other targets in the outer arms of the Milky Way, are slowly being replaced by Summer sky targets, with the Milky Way core itself slowly coming into view as Earth relentlessly makes its way [...]

April 25, 2018 Josef Borg Uncategorized 0

Perseid shower observation

*UPCOMING EVENT* *PERSEID METEOR SHOWER MAXIMUMSaturday 12 August 2017 – from 10pm onwards at Miġra Ferħa (Imtaħleb l/o Rabat, Malta)* Location: goo.gl/maps/fz3zzNLnxX12 As with previous years, the Astronomical Society of Malta shall be organizing an observation night event on the night of the shower’s peak, between the 12th and 13th [...]

August 1, 2017 admin Uncategorized 0

Partial lunar eclipse

*UPCOMING EVENT* *PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE* *Monday 7 August 2017 – at 7.30pm at l-Aħrax tal-Mellieħa* Location: goo.gl/maps/a5TyDZ9m9Lx Streetview: goo.gl/maps/JywFwa3PebE2 The Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy, in collaboration with the Astronomical Society of Malta, shall be organizing an observation night event on the day of the partial lunar eclipse that [...]

August 1, 2017 admin Uncategorized 0

From Asteroids to a Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy

*23 June 2017 – at 7.30pm at Razzett tal-Bagħal, BUSKETT.* Location: goo.gl/VVXlme *L-ASTEROJDI* – by Alexei Pace – a 30 minute presentation in commemoration of *Asteroid Day* later this month. followed by another presentation, *AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY *by Victor Farrugia An observation will follow where telescopes will be set [...]

June 21, 2017 admin Uncategorized 0