STAR PARTY 2009 will be the largest IYA 2009 project of Sri Lanka, taking place at the premises of University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka from 6.00 pm (local time) (12:30 UTC/GMT or 08:30 EDT) onwards on 25th September 2009. The project will last for more than 12 hours and already 500+ participants confirmed for Star Party. The event is organized by the Anandian Astronomical Association, of Ananda College and Astronomical Society of Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy as an affiliated project.
This year they will provide a live feed of the event via http://starparty2009.com/sp-09-live/. You may also find custom information and archives of past events at the official site at http://starparty2009.com/. The live feed is especially aimed at educating the global community about the event and enabling everyone to better understand the universe, following the IYA general theme “Universe is Yours to Discover”.
Content and Image: Prasanna Deshapriya