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Conference "Astronomy in the school" - Zespol Szkol Miejskich Nr 3 w Jasle - 21st May 2016
    On 19 - 21 May 2016 year we had the pleasure to meet  Sanjay S. Limay from the University of Wisconsin in Madison at the Municipal School  No. 3 in Jaslo.

    Sanjay Limaye is a distinguished scientist on the planets of the solar system with atmospheres like Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and global warming and climate change. He is the author or co-author of over 80 articles on planetary exploration, President of the International Commission on Planetary atmospheres and Evolution, the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS), the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG).
He is also NASA Participating Scientist in Project Venus Climate Orbiter (Akatsuki), and NASA Participating Scientist at mission of the European Space Agency's Venus Express. He is the author and promoter of educational programs for children and young people around the world.

    On 20 th May he conducted three lectures for middle school students, and also held a brief visit to the grades of primary school.

Lectures at ZSM Nr 3 in Jaslo (photos by- Zespół Szkół Miejskich Nr 3 w Jaśle)

    In the evening, he visited Astronomical Observatory at the High School no 1 in Jaslo.

Observation of the Sun Short visit in  Karpacka Troja open air museum (photo Sanjay Limaye)
Back to Observatory Hunting the planets

    21st May was a day of conference "Astronomy in school" at Municipal School  No. 3 in Jaslo.
The first item on the program was a lecture by Sanjay S. Limay on the conditions for the life on three planets: Venus, Earth and Mars, with particular emphasis on Venus. Sanjay focused mainly on the impact of the atmosphere on the conditions for the creation and maintenance of life. Presented an outline of his famous theory that the atmosphere of Venus is formed by two vortices on each of its poles.

The next was Janusz Jagła - president of  Associations of Polish Amateur Astronomers (PTMA). He presented the opportunities for research and popularization of astronomy offered with membership PTMA.

Some words from Sanjay Limaye lecture Some words from Mariusz Świętnicki lecture Question by Ryszard Prajsnar
    After the coffee break our colleague, Mariusz Świętnicki (from PTMA division in Krosno) told us about four exciting comets seen by himself and about the impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 into Jupiter. Bartosz Jasko familiarized us with his handmade robot  based on the Arduino system. At the end  Jadwiga Moskal presented the activities of the wheels astronomical "Through hardships to the stars" at ZSM No. 3 in Jaslo.

Girls from MOA in Niepołomice (Youth Astronomical Observatory) discussing with Sanjay S. Limaye

    After the conference we went to the Astronomical Observatory in Jaslo, where we could observe the Sun through the telescope Coronado Solar Max II (aperture 60 mm), and later most of the guests went to a nearby Trzcinica to explore the "Carpathian Troy" open air museum.