An article on amateur astronomy in Iran was published in L'Astronomie magazine

An article on amateur astronomy in Iran was published in L'Astronomie magazine

"The most important characteristic of amateur astronomy in Iran is the young astronomers, most of whom are students. It is estimated that there are more than 20,000 amateurs and about 300 amateur observatories in Iran. According to general statistics, about 60 percent of amateur astronomers in Iran are girls and 40 percent are boys".
This is a part of the article published in L'Astronomie magazine in France. This article wrote by Atila Poro the president of IOTA/ME.

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Two online programs on the occasion of World Astronomy Week (2020)

Two online programs on the occasion of World Astronomy Week (2020)
Two online programs on the occasion of World Astronomy Week (2020)

On the occasion of World Astronomy Week (2020), we will offer two programs through online training for astronomy enthusiasts. The first program will be held in collaboration with Amirkabir University Astronomy Center (Tehran) http://nojumaut.ir/, and the second program will be in the form of Instagram Live.
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The APTO.2 project was also finished

The APTO.2 project was also finished

The APTO.2 project was also completed with the publication of a scientific report in the JOE (2020) journal (http://joe.iota-me.com/joe-7.html). In this project, nine mature astronomical teams from Iran have participated. The project was conducted under the supervision of IOTA/ME.
The International Occultation Timing Association Middle East Section
Bushehr Astronomy Society, Team 2, Bushehr, Iran
Sepehr Astronomical Association, Kashan, Iran
Aseman Tangestan Astronomical Society, Tangestan, Iran
SabalanSky Astronomy Association, Team 2, Ardabil, Iran
Aseman-e Pars Institute, Shiraz, Iran
Pasargad Astronomical Society, SaadatShahr, Iran
Apolo Astronomical Team of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Bushehr Astronomy Society, Team 1, Bushehr, Iran
Abu Rayhan Astronomical Group, Mobarakeh, Iran
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The head of the IOTA/ME spoke at the Kashan Astronomy Club

The head of the IOTA/ME spoke at the Kashan Astronomy Club

Mr. Atila Poro the president of IOTA/ME spoke at the Kashan Astronomy Club on Thursday 19 Dec. 2019.
Kashan Astronomy Club reach to 200 monthly program. This program hold by Sepehr Astronomical Association in Kashan, Iran.
His lecture on "How to Be a Successful Amateur Astronomer" was welcomed by the participants.
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Second workshop of APTO Project

Second workshop of APTO Project

Second workshop of APTO (ASTRONOMICAL PROJECT ON TIMING OCCULTATION) was held.
Auguest 18-19, Tehran, Iran
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