December 3, 2013 Daniel Pęcak
The next session of the Club Council is planned for December 14th in Cracow.
November 19, 2013 Daniel Pęcak
New authorities were selected at a Club Convention. Activities from previous term of the Council as well as further directions of development were discussed.
November 17, 2013 Daniel Pęcak
On 8-11 and 8-12 November Autumn Seminars took place in Krakow and in
Jaslo. Short lectures given by seminar participants were the main point of the meeting. Astrophysics was chosen as a topic for older participants while the younger ones, traditionally, delt with Solar System. During their free time the participants visited the city where the meeting was held.
October 5, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
By the following people: Dominik Gronkiewicz, Anna Kapuścińska, Mateusz Krakowczyk, Jakub Pawlikowski, Iga Rygielska, Maksymilian Sokołowski and Karolina Suszyńska our Club consists of 60 members now.
Congratulations and good luck!
September 19, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
All the Members of our Society are invited to the biennial Club Convention which will be held on Saturday, November 16th 2013, at 12 o'clock in the lecture hall of Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of Science on Bartycka Street, 18.
September 16, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
It is a pleasure to announce that on September 11th 2013 Marek Szczepański was awarded Włodzimierz Zonn medal for "founding Almukantarat Astronomical Club and 40 year long, creative contribution to Astronomy Olympiad and friendly care for the development of participants" by Polish Astronomical Society! Congratulations and big thanks for this prestigious award and for all these years of initiative, commitment and inspiration.
July 24, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
We invite you to the next edition of Adopt a Telescope! There are 5 Club's telescopes and 5 brand new binoculars. More details, including new rules, on the subpage. Deadline for submissions is August 10, 2013.
June 24, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
Recruitment for this year's astronomical camp for oldest group (2011 and 2012 age-group) which will be held between August 4th-17th 2013 in Scouts Watchtower Biały Brzeg in Rączki. Closing date for submissions is July 5th at the following address email@example.com. All the details will be available on a meeting website soon.
May 21, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
Junior high graduates interested in participating in this year's camp welcome to visit the camp's website. Recruitment is already underway!
May 17, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
The 30th anniversary jubilee meeting will be organized. Anybody of age who has participated in previous Almukantarat's camps is invited. 22-25 August we will return to scouts' watchtower in Frombork. The cost of the meeting will depend on a number of participants but certainly will range between 150-180 PLN. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 5, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
Dates of summer camps are already known! Camp for this year's junior high graduates will take place between 21st of July and 3rd of August in "Nadwarciański Gród" Center in Załęcze Wielkie. Older participants (2011 and 2012 age-group) are invited to a camp in Rączki in "Biały Brzeg" Center on August 4th-17th. Recruitment will start soon. Details will be available on the website as well.
April 22, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
This year's Spring Seminar for 2011 and 2012 age-group will take place in Toruń on 30 May - 2 June. We will be accommodated in Toruń Fort IV Fortress. Willingness to participate in Seminar should be reported to Ewa Krużyńska. More information on
April 22, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
We invite you for a Spring Seminar for 2012 group age which will take place in picturesque Bieszczady Mountains between May 29th and June 2nd. Applications should be sent to email@example.com. More information on the meeting's website.
March 8, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
As a part of this year's winter activity, between the 2nd and 9th of February Workshops for the staff were organized as well as Winter Workshops in Szamotuly (Feb. 9th-17th).
All classes during Winter Staff Workshops took place at Warsaw University (campus). There were 17 participants. Karolina Polańska who elaborated on "Human being - in water less resourceful than snail - that is the whole true truth about diving" was the winner od paper session contest. Amongst other rewarded people were: Iga Rygielska, Lidia Tarczewska and Mateusz Krakowczyk. Lectures treating on organizing seminars and workshops, obtaining camp counselor license, and tips for conducting classes were one of the most important points mentioned during the meeting.
Participants enjoyed visiting the city of Warsaw, Copernicus Science Center, University Library and Warsaw Uprising Museum were visited. Maksymilian Sokołowski - the organizer - was awarded with the Order of Smile by the participants.
Daniel Pęcak and Karolina Suszyńska were organizers of Winter Science Workshops. There were 33 participants. The winners of paper session were: Ewelina Marcinkiewicz, Barbara Machnik and Filip Kucharski. Beside the usual paper session and lectures on astronomy, physics and mathematics participants might have visited the Old Market Square, the Museum of Archeology and Astronomical Observatory in Poznań. There were also art classes and playing with non-Newtonian fluid.
Big thanks to the organizers and also to the participants! See you all at spring seminars!
January 24, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
We invite all friends of Almukantarat Astronomical Club to Winter Science Workshops which will take place between February 9th-17th in Szamotuły. Details could be found on the workshops' website. Applications should be sent to Karolina Suszyńska untill January 31st, 2013.
January 13, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
Almukantarat Astronomical Club has gained 5 new members since the last Club's Council. New members are :Joanna Bogdanowicz, Ada Borowa, Ewa Krużyńska, Alicja Matuszak and Hanna Nowicka. We wish our new members a fruitful cooperation and thank you for your support so far!
January 4, 2013 Łukasz Zatorski
Feel invited to Winter Staff Workshops 2013 which will take place in Warsaw between 2nd and 9th of February. In order to participate one is obligated to prepare a 50-60 minute long lecture on an arbitrary topic within the field of mathematics and natural science. Applications should be sent to Maksymilian Sokołowski till January 20th. More information on the meeting's website.
December 17, 2012 Piotr Rafalski
On behalf of the Club's Council I am pleased to announce the contest for organization of Winter Science Workshops for 2011 and 2012 age-groups. Organizer should be of 2008 age-group or older. Both the date and place have been already chosen by the Council this time - it will take place between 9th-17th of February 2013 in well-known to us ZHP (Polish Scouting and Guiding Association) Center in Rogalinek. Please, your application should include your name and also a short description of how perfect Workshops should look like according to you. Information about additional attractions (scientific and entertainment) for participants will be greatly appreciated. Applications should be sent untill December 27th (my email address can be found on R2D2). Should you have any additional questions/doubts/other matters linked to Workshops you would like to share, please, feel free to also include them in your letter of application.
With astronomical greeting, Piotr "Ani" Rafalski
October 17, 2012 Łukasz Zatorski
Autumn Seminar for 2010+2011 age-group will take place in Lublin on 17-20 November (Saturday-Tuesday). The main point of seminar is, of course, paper session. This time one should prepare 10-15 minute speech connected to the topic of "Astroflavors, that is interesting in astronomy, but most of us might have never heard of". Applications should be sent to Marta Kubacka till October 30th, 2012. More information, as usual, on the webpage.
October 10, 2012 Łukasz Zatorski
We invite all Friends of Almukantarat Astronomical Club age-group 2012 to Autumn Seminar. It will take place on 19-22 October in Kujanki (Greater Poland State). The meeting's organizers are Ewa Krużyńska, Michał Kawalec and Tomasz Sierawski. Please, apply via e-mail to Ewa Krużyńska. Deadline on October 15th. More information could be found here.
August 26, 2012 Łukasz Zatorski
We are in the course of this year's summer operation of Almukantarat Astronomical Club. Science camp for junior high graduates lasted from August 5th till August 18th and took place in The Scout Center in Rączki. On the other hand a week ago, on August 19th, a camp for high school students has begun in center "Nadwarciański Gród" in Załęcze Wielkie. The camp ends on September 2nd.
May 18, 2012 Agata Rożek
Feel invited to this year's science camps which will take place in August. Camp for gymnasium graduates (new group) will be held on 5-18 August in Scouts Watchtower "Biały Brzeg" in Rączki. Details concerning the meeting can be found here. However, participants of previous camps are invited to the camp that starts August 19th in "Nadwarciański Gród" Center in Załęcze Wielkie.
April 25, 2012 Agata Rożek
Older participants of our camps are invited to Spring Seminar which will take place in Jizerska Dark Sky Park in June(7th till 10th), 2012. The most important point of seminar will be weather permitting night sky observations. The topic for paper session will be directly linked to observations and astrophotography. Detailed information on the seminar can be found on meeting's webpage or directly at the organizer's, Hanna Nowicka.
March 30, 2012 Agata Rożek
2011 age-group members are invited to Spring Seminar which will take place in Kruszwica between 27th and 30th of April 2012. Topic of paper session is: Astronomical phenomena in the sky. Also classes in the Nicolaus Copernicus Gymnasium astrobase are scheduled. Applications should be sent till April 17th to the organizer, Karolina Suszyńska. More information can be found on meeting's website.
December 21, 2011 Agata Rożek
Club's members - Marcin Lipinski and Daniel Pęcak appeared in the last episode of "Jak to działa?" (episode 15, "How does it work?") on channel one. The show will be on tomorrow (Thursday, December 22nd) at 9.45 PM or in the Internet on the official website of "Jak to działa?".
Telescope is the topic of this episode. We explain how it works and how many different types of telescope there are. We will talk to enthusiasta and scientists who use telescope everyday to observe the sky. We are also going to visit observatory nearby Waraw. We will tell you more about polish observatory in Chile. And all of that just before the first star will appear in the sky. (http://www.tele-program.pl)
December 17, 2011 Agata Rożek
Winter Science Workshops for 2010 and 2011 age-groups will take place between 4th and 11th of February, 2012 in Rogalinek (Greater Poland State). The organizers are Ewa Krużyńska, Mikołaj Krużyński and Tomasz Sierawski. Deadline: January 15th, 2012. More information on meeting's website.
December 5, 2011 Agata Rożek
Almukantarat Astronomy Club takes part in the 7th edition of Populizer of Science competition. The competition is organized by Polish Press Agency and Polish Ministry of Education. On the website of Science in Poland one can familiarize oneself with presentation of our candidacy till the beginning of December.
November 21, 2011 Agata Rożek
On Saturday, 19th of November, new authorities were selected at a Club Convention. Michał Matraszek was chosen Chairman of the Chapter of the Honorary Club Member Medal. First Council meeting will take place on December 18th in Gliwice. Current activities were discussed, especially AstroNET portal, Astronomical Olympiad and future of the camps. After the Convention members went to watch a presentation entitled "Heaven Copernicus".
November 15, 2011 Wojciech Rutkowski
Club Council accepted new members: Marta Kubacka, Kinga Siebielska, Pawłeł Bogner and Mikołaj Krużyński.
We wish our new members satisfaction and a fruitful cooperation.
October 5, 2011 Wojciech Rutkowski
Club Convention will take place on Saturday, October 19th, 2011 at 12 o'clock in the lecture hall of Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of Science on 18 Bartycka Street. All the Members of our Society are invited.
September 19, 2011 Wojciech Rutkowski
We invite you to the Scientists Night in Poznań, on Friday, September 23th. Visiting Astronomical Observatory (36 Słoneczna Street) after 6 PM is recommended. In particular - guess what, you can find us there!
September 16, 2011 Wojciech Rutkowski
We invite you to the Open Day in Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw (18 Bartycka Street)! Our friends will give short speechestalks. More details on the CAMK website.
May 21, 2011 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
It is a pleasure to invite you to this year's summer camps which will take place in "Biały Brzeg" Scouts Watchtower in Rączki. Camp for new group between 31st July and 13th August and for older age-group between 17th-30th of July.
April 7, 2011 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Like every year, we would like to invite you for two Spring Seminars: April 28th - May 1st in Jastrowie near Piła for 2010 age-group and 3th-6th of June in Skała for older age-group.
March 12, 2011 Wojciech Rutkowski
The dates of this year's summer camps are known. Camp for junior high graduates (new group) will take place between July 31st and August 13th. We invite the participants of the previous meetings to the camp between 17th-30th July. More information soon.
March 2, 2011 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The next Council Session will be held on March 12th in Warsaw.
December 28, 2010 Wojciech Rutkowski
Two meetings will be organized as a part of winter action 2011. We invite 2009 and 2010 age-groups to Winter Science Workshops which will take place between February 14th-20th in Rogalinek near Poznań. Details will be sent via email as well as will appear on the website.
We invite age-groups 2007-2008 to the Winter Staff Workshops organized in Toruń between 19th and 26th February. One can find more information on the meeting's website.
October 11, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The Club Council has appointed five new members of the Club. The Club is
organising two seminars, in Szczecinek and Korbielow.
September 19, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The next session of the Club Council is planned for October 9th in Łódź. It
will be followed by a session of the Chapter of the Honorary Club Member Medal.
August 15, 2010 Wojciech Rutkowski
Summer action 2010 came to an end. Total number of 170 people were visiting "Biały Brzeg" Scout Watchtower this year during two camps. 80 of them were on their first astronomical camp. You can read about it in AstroNET.
See all of you on the Autumn Seminars!
June 18, 2010 Wojciech Rutkowski
The Club's bank account was changed. One can find current bank account on the website.
April 30, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
We have a pleasure to invite you to this year's astronomical summer camps. Both of them will take place in "Biały Brzeg" Scout Watchtower in Rączki (Kluczewsko commune, district włoszczowski, state Świętokrzyskie).
The camp for new group will be held between 1st and 15th of August, 2010. We invite all interested in to the website containing more details.
The camp for older participants will take place between 17th and 31st od July, 2010. Participants from 2008 and 2009 age-groups are invited - high school students which has already been to our meetings. Please, apply to camp leader - Łukasz Zatorski to June 23th.
April 28, 2010 Wojciech Rutkowski
We are working on our new Club's server — within a few days all services should start. Unfortunately a crash has disrupted the relocation did not proceed as smoothly as we would want but no data has been lost.
March 29, 2010 Agata Rożek
We invite you to the Spring Seminars. The meeting for the age-gorup 2009 which will take place in Bielsko-Biała between April 30th and May 3rd (Friday-Monday) and is organized by Marta Kubacka. Deadline for application is April 15th. One can find more information on the meeting's website. The seminar for older participants is organized by Stanisław Ochotny and will be held in Gniezno on 14-17 of May. Deadline for submissions is May 18th. Of course, there exists already the meeting's website.
January 21, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The website for Winter Science Workshops in Brzesk has been created. You can find there meeting's information updated on regular basis and organizer's contact details.
January 11, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Almukantarat invites you to the Winter Science Workshops! There will be two meetings this year. The first one will take place between 6th and 13th of February in Brzesk for 2007 and 2008 age-groups (organized by Aleksandra Lewandowska and Aleksandra Janczak). The second will be held between 21st and 27th of February in Rogalinek for 2009 age-group (Leszek Błaszczyk is the meeting leader). All interested should contact with the organizers.
January 8, 2010 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
This year's first Club Council will be held in Wrocław on Saturday, January 9th 2010.
November 26, 2009 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The Club Convention took place last Saturday on November 21st in Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw. New authorities were selected. Piotr Ligęza has became the Chairman of the Chapter of the Honorary Club Member Medal.
October 23, 2009 Agata Rożek
The Autumn Seminar for 2009 age-group will take place between 5th and 8th of October in Wrocław. The meeting is organized by Ania Ogorzałek and Ola Bej. More information one can find on the website. Older participants are invited to Opole on 12th-15th of November where Jakub Draganek is organizing the meeting. Details soon on Obserwator. See you!
September 30, 2009 Leszek Błaszczyk
The last session of Club Council in current term of office will take place in Poznań on October 3rd 2009. The Club Convention will be held on Saturday, November 21st 2009 in Warsaw.
August 27, 2009 Wojciech Rutkowski
Marek Nikołajuk, Almukantarat Member, was admitted individual members of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). Congratulations!
June 20, 2009 Agata Rożek
We invite you to participate in the fourth edition of competition for the observation schedule. One can find all details on the competition's subpage. Good luck!
May 2, 2009 Leszek Błaszczyk
Preparation for sumemr action ha begun. We invite all new participants to the astronomical camp which will take place between 5th and 18th of July, 2009 in "Nadwarciański Gród" Center in Załęcze Wielkie Near Wieluń. More details are available on the camp's website.
April 23, 2009 Agata Rożek
Almukantarat invites age-groups 2007 and 2008 to a camp between July 25th and August 8th, 2009 in Scout Watchtower "Biały Brzeg" in Rączki (Kluczewsko commune, district włoszczowski, state Świętokrzyskie). Please, apply to June 30th to the camp's leader. Up-to-date information and more details will gradually appear on the camp's website which is worth of regular visit.
April 21, 2009 Agata Rożek
As a part of celebration of International Year of the Astronomy 2009, the Astronomical Observatory of Adam Mickiewicz University invites all citizens, pupils and students from Poznań and Greater poland to special lecture "Is the Earth threatens by global cataclysm caused by a collision with another celestial body?" (by Edward Bowell, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA).
The lecture will be held on April 27th 2009 at 5 PM in the University Hall 1, Wieniawski Street in Poznań and will be interpreted live by dr. Tomasz Kwiatkowski. more information on the observatory's website. Free entrance.
April 19, 2009 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Almukantarat invites to the Spring Seminars 2009. The meeting for age-group 2007-8 will take place in Bledzew between April 29th and May 3rd. Wojciech Idec is the organizer. Marta Kubacka and Marcin Kotowicz oraganize seminar for age-group 2006 during June 5th-9th in Biecz. More information traditionally on websites.
April 15, 2009 Leszek Błaszczyk
The Club Council session is planned for April 18th in Poznań.
March 18, 2009 Agata Rożek
Employees and students of Astronomical Observatory of Adam Mickiewicz University and members of Almukantarat Astronomy Club invite all interested (adults, youth and children) to Open Days to the Observatory. As a part of international action of 100 hours with Astronomy one can visit the Observatory, see astronomical instruments, listen to a series of lectures and in case of favorable weather - observe sky in the night. Popular science lectures will discover the most interesting issues of astronomy. Each lecture begins on fill hour - all details on the observatory's website.
Open Days will take place in Astronomical Observatory of Adam Mickiewicz University 36, Słoneczna Street:
April 3rd (Friday) from 18:00 to about 24:00,
April 4th (Saturday) from 16:00 do about 24:00.
January 23, 2009 Wojciech Rutkowski
Almukantarat Astronomy Club is a partner of the International Year of Astronomy in Greater Poland. We invite you to a series of open lectures at the Astronomical Observatory of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan!
December 12, 2008 Wojciech Rutkowski
ISSN National Center at the National Library gave title AstroNET (Polish Astronomical Portal) Normalized Number of Continuous Publishing: ISSN 1689-5592
November 25, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Two winter meetings are being prepared by Almukantarat for Club's friends. We invite you to:
Winter Science Workshops 2009. This year the Workshops will take place in Potarzyca near Jarocin. Astronomical, mathematical and physical lectures but also visiting Planetarium in Potarzyca is planned. More information on website. Please, apply to Dorota Gregorowicz to end of January.
Winter Staff Workshops 2009. This will be an experimental meeting for age-group 2005 and 2006 during which participants should learn to perform the staff's funcion on the following summer camps. More information on website as well as on Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski.
November 25, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The Autumn Seminars in Białystok and Cracow ended. The former was for 2008 age-group, the latter for age-groups 2006 and 2007.
November 12, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
A joint effort of our members and supporters founded a map of Club meetings. Feel free to view and to complement the information.
November 5, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The next Club Council session is planned for November 15th in Poznań.
September 22, 2008 Leszek Błaszczyk
This year's summer action ended on August 30th. We organized three meetings. Akction was started with three-day jubilee meeting where many members has came. There were also two very successful and numerous camps. On behalf of the authorities I would like to thank all of those who has devoted their time and effort to prepare summer action.
Club authorities pay particular concern to the admission of new members, who in the future will determine the nature of the Club and organize meetings. Therefore we proposed to five people to sign member's declaration. They are: Aleksandra Janczak, Witold Gospodarczyk, Dorota Gregorowicz, Anna Ogorzałek and Aleksandra Bej. Voting will take place on the next Club Council session.
September 20, 2008 Wojciech Rutkowski
A seminar for physics teachers was held in Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of Science. The meeging concerned organization of International Year of the Astronomy 2009 in Poland. Ola Janczak and Witek Gospodarczyk, the two representatives of Almukantarat, has also participated.
July 11, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
We announce the next edition of competition for observation schedule. All details are available on the competition's subpage.
Welcome to participade!
May 30, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The 25th anniversary jubilee meeting will be organized. We invite all adults connected anyhow to Club to participate in this event. One can find details on the jubilee's subpage.
May 11, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Recruitment for the summer camp 2008 for new group has begun! The camp will take place between 3th-16th of August and Agata Rożek will be the camp's leader. All information can be found on the camp's website.
Spring Seminar for age-group 2005 and 2006 will be held between May 29th and June 1st, 2008 in Gdańsk. Please, apply to Rafał Szepietowski. One can find all information on the seminar's website.
April 4, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The Spring Seminar for 2007 age-group will take place between 1st and 4th of May, 2008 in Licheń. Please, apply to Aleksandra Janczak and Witold Gospodarczyk. More information is available on the semiar's website.
March 16, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
The exchange "One sky 4 all, all 4 one sky" has ended in Cracow. On March 29th 2007 there will be held Club Council in Poznań.
February 6, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
Attention! The exchange termin has been changed. The current one is between 9th and 16th of March.
January 15, 2008 Leszek Błaszczyk
Our exchange program has been accepted by polish agency of "Youth in Action". The program is titled "One sky 4 all, all 4 one sky". The exchange will take place in Cracow between 9th and 16th of March, 2008. The preparations for the event are coordinated by Wojciech Idec. All interested in participating are invited to exchange forum.
January 11, 2008 Paweł Laskoś-Grabowski
We announce the competition for observation schedule. The winner will take care of Club's telescopes between summer camps and winter workshops. The competition is directed to all who has ever been to Almukantarat meeting. More details, competition's statute and application example could be found on the competition's subpage.
Welcome to participate!