IZDOS GSK camping in the Observatory.


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Imagen de IZDOS İzmir İzci ve Doğa Sporcuları GSK

Izdos Scouting and Nature Sportmen Youth and Sports Club has organized a camping to the Egean University Observatory, due to‘’The Universe Challenges‘’ project, 5-6th , June, 2015.Five Scout Guides, Two Scout Volunteers and 15 Scouts participated in to the camping of observatory.The observatory was located on a high hill and it's called '' Yıldıztepe’ '(in English, Star Hill).Observatory has a huge garden. It has three floors an old stone building .It was very interesting place.We walked around in the garden of the observatory.We had picnics in the garden .There was many fruit trees , pine trees and rose trees and a lot of flowers in the garden of the Observatory. We saw all of Izmir Bay and it was marvellous panorama.
Astronomers taught us how can we use our hands for measuring angles and using of sundial terms in the the garden.We made observations with a telescope at the outdoors.We toured the museum inside the observatory building.We saw old devices for using observations in the sky inside of the museum.We analyzed the meteorite fragments falling to the earth from space.We examined a large pendulum proving of the earth moving.We examined the sky with a giant telescope which is located on the top floor of the building.We examined our galaxy ,which is located on the Milky Way, the other planets and satellites .They were magnificent.Camping in the observatory, making investigations and examining the stars were a very nice experience.When we complete the camp, we understand that ‘’ The Universe Challenges!’’

Imagen de IZDOS İzmir İzci ve Doğa Sporcuları GSK
from Turkey, hace 4 años

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Started On
Friday, June 5, 2015
Ended On
Saturday, June 6, 2015

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