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Event: Under the same sky

About the event

Next week, January 12, the BINGO Project, the Municipal Astronomical Observatory of Diadema and the Department of Education of Diadema will join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the International Astronomy Union in the world event 100 Hours of Astronomy.
The event will feature lectures, cinema session, observation of the sun and observation of the night sky.
Where: Municipal Astronomical Observatory of Diadema
Admission: Free. There is no need to withdraw tickets before the event
Age rating: Free.


17:30 - sun observation

18:30 às 19:00 - Talk: The Universe Whispers - Elcio Abdalla

In this talk prof. Elcio Abdalla will tell you a bit about what the BINGO Project is and how the Radiotelescope will help us to understand a little more about the Universe.
Abdalla is a Professor at the Physics Institute of the University of São Paulo and coordinator of the BINGO Project.

19:00 às 20:00 - Lecture: We are dust of stars - Victor Randon

In this lecture, Victor will make some considerations from various perspectives on Life and methods used to identify life in the solar system and in the galaxy. Victor is an amateur astronomer and one of those responsible for the current management of the Diadema Municipal Astronomical Observatory.

8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - Observation of the night sky and presentation of the episode The strangest phenomena in the Cosmos from the documentary The Universe of the History Channel.

About International Astronomy Union

"The IAU is the international astronomical organisation that brings together more than 13 500 professional astronomers from more than 100 countries worldwide. Its mission is to promote and safeguard astronomy in all its aspects, including research, communication, education and development, through international cooperation. The IAU also serves as the internationally recognised authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies and the surface features on them. Founded in 1919, the IAU is the world's largest professional body for astronomers." (International Astronomy Union)

To Know more about 100 Hours of Astronomy and Internation Astronomy Union:


Municipal Astronomical Observatory of Diadema location

Av. Antonio Sylvio Cunha Bueno, 1322 - Jardim Inamar, Diadema - SP, 09970-160


Diadema Municipal Astronomical Observatory
BINGO Project
Department of Education of Diadema