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Last night AOYA star party and casual observation session sponsored by Shakespeare's & Co. Erbil.

During this event, both kids and grown ups have enjoyed and appreciated the thorough look at many of the lunar features in incredible details and clarity. Also Shakespeare's & Co. valued guests were rewarded with a further look at Jupiter with all its glory surrounded by 4 of its brightest moons, followed by observing the beautiful ringed planet Saturn.

To many of the guests, this was their ever first experience which hopefully will bring the best of their interest in Astronomy, and that's exactly AOYA's prime goal.

 

Eyad / Founder
AOYA [Association Of young astronomy] in KRG, Iraq

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