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Jordanian Astronomical Society (JAS)
Mechanism of Operation

Ways And Means of Fulfilling JAS''s Objectives:

Weekly lectures (astronomical or scientific) at Haya Cultural Center -seen in the below photo- every Thursday at 6:00 pm.
Publications, such as ''Pleiades'', the Monthly Internal Publication of JAS.
Publishing astronomical articles, essays and astronews in local newspapers and mass media.
Provision of astronomical periodicals (such as "Astronomy", "Sky & Telescope", "Astronomy Now", "Popular Astronomy", "The Planetary Report"...), as well as astronomical books, video tapes, posters, astro-software, ... etc.
Weekly and monthly observation of the sky and of the major celestial events, using the naked eyes and astronomical equipment (such as binoculars and telescopes).
Organizing "Astronomical Camps" in the Jordanian deserts, which are usually devoted to certain astronomical events, such as meteor showers, comets, ... etc.
Cooperation with other institutions (Jordanian, Arab or International), possessing similar interests, for example we are members in the International Meteor Organization (IMO) , the International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA), the American Meteor Society (AMS). and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC).
Delivering lectures and seminars, and organizing "Star Nights", at various universities, schools, clubs, societies, youth camps,and the like ...
Founding "Astronomy Clubs" in various schools and universities- which are continuously supervised by the Society.
Organizing "Astrofests", activities dedicated only to schools, which may include an opening ceremony, astronomical lectures, an astronomical exposition, and a star night.
Organizing "Scientific Astronomical Days", in cooperation with universities and/or institutions (such as the professional unions).
Organizing conferences about astronomy and space sciences, usually in cooperation with universities or other agencies.
Organizing special training courses on various topics in astronomy, both for students or teachers - some of which are held in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.

 
 
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