February Astronomy Night "Calendars"
13 February 2014 - 13 February 2014

Again we will meet for our new Astronomy Night! During this night, we will tackle the origins of various calendars; including the Gregorian, Coptic, Hijri, Persian and Hebrew calendars. What are the foundations of these calendars? How were they established? How did they evolve? And, which is the most precise? Why are there several calendars? We will also discuss many more topics.

 Join us to learn about it and other interesting facts.

Date: Thursday, 13 February 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Library’s Planetarium Theatre
The event is open to public.

 This Astronomy Night will be conducted by Dr. Omar Fikry, Head of the Planetarium Section. The presentation will be followed by a planetarium show and a contest with free planetarium tickets as prizes. Then, there will be an observing session, to view the Moon and Jupiter, through the telescope.

 Save the Date!.
 Admission is Free

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