The Renovation of Biruni ObservatoryApril 2017, Biruni Observatory of Shiraz University is undergoing a major renovation. The building is closed since March 2017 and the interior will be renovated for attracting more visitors and increasing facilities for public tours.
Prof. Alexandre Vazdekis visited Biruni Observatory
On March 4th and 5th, 2017, Prof. Alexandre Vazdekis from IAC institute in Spain, visited Biruni Observatory and Shiraz University. During this visit, Prof. Vazdekis talked with researchers and students about the current projects at Shiraz University.
The President IAU Division C for Astronomy Education visited Biruni Observatory
Prof. John Hearnshaw, the President IAU Division C for Astronomy Education, Outreach and Heritage Visited Biruni Observatory and Physics Department of Shiraz University on August 30th, 2016. During his visit, he discussed the possible future collaborations and organizing events by the help of Shiraz University.
One-day Workshop12 October 2017
Title: Science with Small TelescopesIn the era of large and extremely large telescopes, the role of small telescopes is still important in astronomical research. Detection of exoplanets and studying low surface brightness galaxies are two prominent area of research activity that these small telescopes can contribute to the community these days. The aim of this workshop is to gather specialists and discuss how astronomers can benefit and learn from the small telescopes.
One-day Workshop5 March 2017
Title: Traces of Galaxy Formation
Speaker: Prof. Alexandre Vazdekis (IAC, Spain)
The workshop will take place on March 5th, 2017, at Biruni Observatory, Shiraz University. The aim of this workshop is to introduce the field of galaxy formation and evolution. The topics of the workshop are:
• Stellar Populations
• Galaxy Dynamics
SeminarTuesday, Nov. 15th, 2016.
Title: Period & Light Curve Study of the Overcontact Eclipsing Binary V523-CasSpeaker: Mahya Mohammadi
Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 2016.
Location, Conference Room, Department of Physics.