L-Għaqda Maltija tal-Astronomija

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 admin 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 admin Uncategorized 0

LIVE – Mercury transit webcast

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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 admin Uncategorized 0

Upcoming event: Astrophotography – final talk by Leonard Ellul-Mercer

ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY – IMAGE PROCESSING 29 April 2016, 6.30pm, VO Centre, Melita Street, Valletta – next door to “Bonnici’s printing press”. Third talk from this set of three sessions by Leonard Ellul-Mercer. This talk is going to be based on a practical session where Leonard will show how to process an [...]

April 20, 2016 admin Uncategorized 0