Tunisian Association of Young Astronomers


*** About The Tunisian Association for Young Astronomers***

It is a scientific, cultural and educational association, founded on 20 October 2017 by a group of students with different levels and academic disciplines.

*** Our main goals ***

•To sensitize people about the importance of this field in the development of research.

• Encouraging students to innovate and exchange information in this field.

• Utilizing youth experiences in scientific research and positive development.

• Encourage research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Planetology.

• Share astronomical culture in our universities.

*** Contact Info ***

Adress: Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University Tunis El-Manar II, 2092 El Manar Tunisia.

Emails : tunisianassociationtaya@gmail.com / tayatunisie@gmail.com

Mobile : +216.26 933 878 / +216.20834728 / +216.46525250 / +216.23871484 / +39.3270080129 / +32.468524004.

FaceBook Page : https://www.facebook.com/TunisianAssociationOfYoungAstronomers/

Twitter : https://twitter.com/AssociTaya

M51: is a couple of galaxies, located about 27.4 million LY of the Earth,in the Hunting Dogs constellation, consisting of a massive regular spiral galaxy (NGC 5194) with an estimated diameter of 100,000 light years and a small irregular galaxy (NGC 5195). It was discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier. Magnitude apparente : 8,4.

NGC 4565: A giant spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. First recorded in 1785 by William Herschel, it is a prominent example of an edge-on spiral galaxy. NGC 4565 It's one of the brightest member galaxies of the Coma 1 Group (Apparent magnitude : 10.42 ). Instrument or Objective: Planewave 20 "CDK CDK 20 Imagers: ZWoptical ASI294MCpro Frame: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount ME Guiding instrument: Orion 102mm Maksutov Orion102 Guide camera: ASI ZWO ASI178MM Software: SharpCap Pro 3.1, RawTherapee-4.2.48 and Adobe Lightroom. Average age of the Moon: 4.50 days Average phase of the Moon: 21.21% Locations: Sternwarte Mariazell, 8630 Mariazell, Stmk, Austria