Julio Vannini


Childrens of Nicaragua enjoying their view through the telescope

Date: April 9th, 2011.

Location: Villa Sandino's Communiy House frontyard.

City/Country: Granada, Nicaragua.

Lat: 11.946491 N
Long: -85.949417 W
Beggining Time: 7:30 pm (local time -6GMT)

Ending time: 10:30 pm (local time -6GMT)

Organizing Club:
Asociacion Nicaraguense de Astronomos Aficionados, ANASA.

Person in charge: Julio Vannini.

60+ people.

Telescopes: (1) 3" Newtonian reflector with Equatorial Mount.

Objects observed/shown:
Moon, Saturn, Mizar-Alcor and Omega Centauri.

Notes on the event:

About 70% of the observers where teenagers and kids. The event was escorted by the "La Villa Firemen Station".

URL for Picasa Album: https://picasaweb.google.com/jvannini/30NightsOfStarPeaceNicaragua2011


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    About Me

    Amateur Astronomer from Nicaragua. My main interest is Public Outreach, the Moon and Variable Stars. I am married to Sonia and father to Cesar, Alessandra and Oscar.


    Location:Granada, Granada