Raoul Lannoy



This year was very busy in activities for the clubs (especially mine Astroclub Véga) in Belgium (thanks to Jupiter, Saturn and Moon sightings).

First, a partial Moon eclipse on july 16 from the sports center of Fernelmont near Namur...Lots of clouds but still very spectacular!  Moon eclipse

Then a succession of nights of the stars ftom 8 august to 10 august

Night of the stars at the Eurospace Center

NE at Fernelmont


Every time, lots of stars and people!! 

A special evening with parents and children at Raimillies  on august 23.

 On september 21, a huge all day and night long star party in Uccle Brussels, at the Royal Observatory of Belgium, to celebrate together (walloons, flemish, scientists and amateurs) the IAU 100 years ! IAU 100. And we had perfect weather and hundreds of visitors !!

The 2 nights of Darkness in Fernelmont and Auderghem (Brussels) to raise the light pollution issues (also with Saturn and a nearly full Moon.

Fernelmont and    Brussels





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    Born in Belgium in 1957 (from a Belgian father and an American mother). Here, everything seems a lot more complicated: more taxes, more government, more languages, more people per square kilometer or mile, more light pollution, but, nevertheless, as much passion for things going on up there, naturally or man made. This was thanks to the first time I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey back in 1968, followed by the promises of the Moon. One weakness was my dislike for maths, which led to human science studies (law and a specialization in insurance). I've been working since 1982 in the...


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