Some personal impressions from CAP2013 in Warsaw

One week meeting, listening and talking to people doing astronomy outreach programms everytime and everywhere around the globe.

That happened at CAP2013 in Warsaw.

Where else someone could feel better the joining spirit of astronomy and of our all ONE SKY ?

So this was one of the reasons for me to join CAP first time. Of course, knowing that some AWB-people will join it, was one more reason to fly to Poland - the homecountry of Nicolaus Copernicus.

Following some of my personal photographic impressions ......


A nice monument near the center of Warsaw remembering one of the most famous astronomers of the world who changed the view of our world



Nice nightview from the Technical University in Warsaw

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Welcome-cocktail at the Institute of Physics



Above: Oana Sandu (ESO), Avivah Yamani (Indonesia);Thomas Fok,Sze-leung Cheung (Hongkong), Mike & Thilina
Bottom: Joe Mike Simmons, Mike, Enrique Torres (Venezuela), Marcelo (Brasil)


CAP2013 - conference at Copernicus-Centre Warsaw


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Above my little CAP2013 postersession

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My personal "Two Pillars" supporting my efforts to make the idea living. To my right - Mike Simmons CEO and president of AWB, to my left - Babak Tafreshi director and founder of TWAN

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Some special guests visiting my little postersession ......

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Kevin  Govender (IAU Office of Astronomy for Development)


Rick Fienberg the inventor of the slogan: "One people,one sky" (AAS)

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"Mr. IYA2009" - Pedro Russo

Edward Gomez
Edward Gomez (LCOGT)

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Lars Lindberg Christensen (ESO)

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Rosa Doran (GTTP) Conny Walker (GLOBEATNIGHT)

Marcelo Souza from Brazil

..... on his left side Thilina from Sri Lanka

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Jacob Ashong, Sarah Abotsi-Masters (Ghana)

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Prospery Simpemba

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Sarah (NC Ghana)  together with our new AWB-NC for Nigeria: Olayinka Fagbemiro

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From left to right (standing):Pamela Gay,Thilina Heenatigala, Conny Walker, Mike Simmons, Rosa Doran, Lina Canas , Avivah Yamani, Martin George,
sitting: Sze-leung Cheung, Joe (Johannes Stübler), Babak Tafreshi, Marcelo Souza, Prospery Simpemba

It was really great to meet so many wonderful  people ..........

... so finally I want to say: "Let's hope for a big world AWB-meeting in the future, hopefully coming soon !" ;-)

Best Regards


J O H A N N E S   S T U E B L E R
Ambassador and National Coordinator AUSTRIA
of Astronomers Without Borders - AWB
TWAN-Austria event coordinator
National Organizer Sidewalk Astronomers
Member of LAG - Astronomical Society of Linz
Fellow of the Royal Society of London
Charter member of A4E - Astronomy for Education


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