News

November 2018

  • Christmas Star-party announced! Check our Facebook event here:
  • See an exclusive short-film highlighting our passion for the night sky. Click here

October 2018

  • Star party organized and executed successfully at the Georgetown Seawall, bandstand area, held on 26th Oct, 2018. More details to follow in a blogpost.
  • Astro-poetry competition in progress. Submissions open until December. More details here.

September 2018

  • New services available! Outdoor camping, telescope sales and rental (rentals currently being reviewed). See Services section above for more details.
  • Art Competition has ended. The winner of a brand new 70mm refractor telescope to be announced before the end of September.

August 2018

  • Art competition has commenced. Grand prize is a free telescope! Read more on our Facebook page

June 2018

  • Stream Ferlin’s interview with Gavin Mendonca on 98.1 HotFM on Astronomy in Guyana. Link here.

May 2018

  • New competition to win a free telescope to be announced soon! Follow us on Facebook to stay connected.
  • The winner of the first essay competition is Omari Joseph. Read his essay here: How astronomy can positively impact Guyanese culture
  • AAAG’s founder, Ferlin F. Pedro, was invited to talk about astronomy on 98.1 Hot FM with host Gavin Mendonca (local singer and musician with his first album titled ‘Creole Rock’, see here).
  • The May star party was cancelled due to bad weather. It will be rescheduled until weather is better suited for night time observing.
  • AAAG’s founder, Ferlin F. Pedro, visited School of the Nations to present on astronomy to 80 students, organized and assisted by the Principal, Ms. Mischka White.
  • There was a lecture on an introduction to astrophotography by AAAG’s founder, Ferlin F. Pedro, on the 25th May, 2018, in collaboration with the University of Guyana Computer Science Department, organized by Ms. Penelope Defreitas.
  • AAAG’s first essay competition ended on the 20th of May, 2018. The essay focused on the theme ‘How can astronomy positively impact Guyanese culture’. The winner was announced on 24th May, 2018.