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ISAN 4 in Syria, U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia 
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ISAN 4 AND SUN-EARTH DAYin U.A.E.
Knowledge, Fun and Entertainment in one night!
by Nazar Sallam
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With precipitation of 1000, the Emirates Mobile Observatory of Nazar Sallam, the UAE national coordinator for ISAN made his wonderful event in (Abu Dhabi Family Garden).The weather condition was perfect and that make the event brighter! Because the weather of UAE is mostly polluted with city light, dust, humidity, sea steam and much more!  The observed object was Moon, Saturn, Mars, Sirius, and some other deep sky objects using  CGE PRO MOUNT + 6" Ach Refractor 2" eyepiece wide filed + 10" Orion Reflector on LXD75AT Mount.

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ISAN 4 in Syria
Unforgettable Moments!
by Muhammad Al-Asery  
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Amateur Astronomers Association of Syria made its exciting ISAN 4 IN University of Al-Qalmun which holding the largest telescope inn this country. There were hundreds of participants specially students and amateur astronomers including members of AAAS. The activity begins which a presentation by Muhammad Al-Asery the president of AAAS about the importance of Space discovery for human beings and its role for international  development, then the techniques of starry night observation and the methods of astrophotography including the recent spaced discovering and news. After that there was a big event with star party with celestial objects observations for lunar craters and terrain and spotting the Arabic names for some selected craters, Mars and Saturn observations with M42 and M45. After that, there were plenty of questions from audiences about space and astronomy and also about ISAN events. All over participants wished to see other events like this very soon to made more bridges of cooperation between the nations around the world. This event was proudly sponsored by City café Company with Science and Arab World Magazine.


ISAN 4 in Saudi Arabia

An exciting night even with a dusty sky!

  Abdulrazzaq Al-Bloshi 

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Hundreds of participants with deferent ages gathered in front of  (Jeddah Club for  Scientific Talent - JCST) waiting to the beginning the ISAN 4 activities out there which has been set by Mr.Abdulrazzaq Al-Bloshi, the KSA regional coordinator and the head of (JCST) Mr.Aiman Al-Harbi. The dust covered the whole skis of Jeddah, then the group and many of the participants with some guests from Germany, Philippines, UK, Bangladesh are  decided to go outside the city to avoid it, but the dust was the same. Then the program turned from star gazing and planets observation to an exciting presentation about (The very best methods to using Telescopes) by Mr. Aiman from KSA and Mr. Thomas from Germany.  The team returned to (JCST) office to continuing the activity, this time inside the hall of (JCST) with a presentation about the role of Sidewalk Astronomers and ISAN events around the world to made bridges of cooperation and exchanging experiences toward developing the true spirit of humanitarian cooperation without thinking of all over differences between us.

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