JUL 16: 50th Anniversary since Apollo 11 + Partial Lunar Eclipse

JUL 16: 50th Anniversary since Apollo 11 + Partial Lunar Eclipse

2019 marks 50 years since mankind first set foot on our nearest cosmic neighbour, on the night between July 20th and 21st. As such the Astronomical Society of Malta is organizing an event on July 16th, starting off with a talk by Dr Gordon Caruana Dingli at the KSU common room at the University of Malta. An extremely interesting exhibition of memorabilia and other items related to the moon landings shall be set up by Mr Alessandro Bajada at the KSU common room itself for all those attending to view. Some other related items, such as the Moon for All Mankind initiative, shall also be displayed.

JUN 9: Observation Night & Imaging Workshop

JUN 9: Observation Night & Imaging Workshop

Join us this June for our Members observation event. As always, anyone who is a member and has a telescope or any imaging equipment is most encouraged to bring it along! Committee and society members will be present to assist everyone on how to best use their equipment. For those of you wishing to sharpen up their astrophotography skills, you're in luck, as this event will also double as an informal workshop which aims to demonstrate how to best image planets and deep sky objects!

May 3rd: It's Galaxy Season! (Postponed due to weather. A new date will be announced Soon)

May 3rd: It's Galaxy Season! (Postponed due to weather. A new date will  be announced Soon)

It's that time of year again!

Galaxy Season refers to the period in Spring when the night sky offers up a slew of incredible galaxies to observe and photograph.

Astrophysicist and current Public Relations Officer of the Society, Karl Fiteni will be delivering a short talk about galaxies in general and about his work related to galaxy modeling. This will be followed with an observation of the night skies using telescopes brought over by members of the Astronomical Society.

MAR 17: Orion's Constellation

It’s Winter and Orion is in full bloom. Orion's constellation is without a doubt the most recognisable and beautiful constellation in the sky, and for good reason.

Join us this coming Thursday for an event dedicated to this wonderful Constellation, where there will be a short talk, followed by an Observation session. Also members are encouraged to bring their cameras as we shall be setting up our mounts, so that all attending will able to take a shot of the Orion Nebula.

This event is only for members of the Astronomical Society of Malta. If you wish to become a member you can do so through the link below

https://www.maltastro.com/joinus