Monthly Archives: March 2018

Brief Biography of Prof. Ashraf Tadross

Name: Ashraf Latif Tadross Date and Place of Birth: 20/1/1965 – Cairo, Egypt. Current Occupation: Head of Astronomy Dept. National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics  Email:  Mobile: 01224095523    Qualifications: – PhD. in Astronomy – January 2001. – DAAD’ PhD Scholarship in Jena – Germany 1998 – 2000 – M. Sc. in

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The story of Kottamia Observatory

  29° 55′ 48″ N & 31° 49′ 30″ E & 480 m height The Astronomy Department at National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics Operates the Kottamia Observatory in the desert, about 80 km from Cairo. The 74-inch (1.9 m) telescope at Kottamia is the largest telescope in the Arab World, North Africa and the Middle East. Since 1964, with more than 220 clear

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Kottamia Center of Scientific Excellence

Kottamia Center of Scientific Excellence for Astronomy and Space Science Mission and goals It is a STDF Project aim to develop Kottamia Observatory infrastructure, purchasing new modern instruments for helping the modern branches in astronomy and space science. It is acting as a training center for the Arabian and African Astronomers. Establish a center for analyzing

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Archaeo-Geophysical Investigations at El-Lahon area, Fayoum, Egypt Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is one of the effective and more accurate tools to discover the unrevealed objects having archaeological importance. SIR 4000 (GSSI) attached to 200 MHz center frequency antenna is used to carry out this survey.

ISYA – 2018

The 40th International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA) 2018  26 March -11 April 2018المدرسة الدولية لشباب الفلكيين  الدورة 40 :  26  مارس – 11 ابريل  2018 أ.د/ سمية سعد تعتبر الانشطة التعليمية والتطور فى علوم الفلك من اكثرالمهام والاهداف الضرورية التى يسعى إليها الاتحاد الدولى الفلكى IAU كما تعتبر المدرسة الدولية لشباب الفلكيين ISYA  هي احد مشروعات الاتحاد الدولى

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