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Hundreds to Observe the Mars' Radiance

Hundreds to Observe the Mars' Radiance

8/26/2003 12:00:00 AM
  The observation of the Great Alignment of Mars and the Earth with the 15-cm telescope in the planetarium in Smolyan town will start from today on. The doors of the biggest planetarium in this country will be opened for visitors at 9:30 p.m. for two weeks, except for August 30 and 31. Teams of physicists and astronomers on duty will serve the telescope and will explain the peculiarities of the curious phenomenon. The entrance will be free of charge for all visitors. Many bookings for the night observations have been made in the National Astronomical Observatory on the Rozhen Peak. The observatory is the biggest in the South-Eastern Europe. If the weather is not cloudy, every person keen on astronomy will be given the chance to observe the phenomenon for an hour, after 10 p.m. against a ticket of 5 levs. The climax of the phenomenon falls on August 27 and 28. The smaller telescope has already been fixed under the dome of the observatory. The biggest telescope available in the observatory is 2 meters in diameter. It has a magnification of 250 times, but only professional astronomers will be allowed to use it. The picture of the phenomenon will be the same till September 20, because the two planets will drift away from each other very slowly.
The CSKA Football Club invites Stoichkov as a coach
Based on an article in the Seven Days Sport newspaper\r\nMembers of the management team of the CSKA Football Club have had preliminary talks to the idol of all football fans in Bulgaria ? Hr...
A special gala of the mountain-tourist choirs
The stage of the City Culture Center will be hosting the Second Autumn Gala of the mountain-tourist choirs, November 8th (Saturday). Choirs from all over the country will take place in the event, d...
The current events in Plovdiv
The current events in Plovdiv
11/5/2003 12:00:00 AM
1. The Plovdiv City Gallery opened a retrospective exhibition of works by the eminent Plovdiv artist Prof. Ivan Kirkov. The exhibition is on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Acco...
Treasures have been saved ? to remain in Plovdiv
(Based on an article in the today?s Maritsa newspaper)\r\nTwenty pieces of Thracian and Greek art and about a thousand silver and gold coins were exhibited  yesterday in the halls ...
Dr Ivan Chomakov is Plovdiv Mayor for a second mandate
 Yesterday, November 2nd, 2003, the Plovdiv run-off balloting was held between Dr.Ivan Chomakov, representing the coalition Democratic Forces Union, and Dipl.Eng.Zachary Georgiev, the candidat...
Autumn Contracting 2003 (Oct.28th ? Nov.2nd)
Autumn Trade Show at the Plovdiv International Fair GroundsTomorrow, Nov.2nd, the 2003 AUTUMN CONTRACTING will be closed. AUTUMN CONTRACTING is a Plovdiv International Fair exposition, schedule...
A good idea regarding the Day of the Leaders of the National Revival has been born
Each November 1st all Bulgaria celebrates the Day of the Leaders of the National Revival. This year, a group pf patriotic Bulgarians initiated the future construction of a ?Memorial Temple of Spiri...
An opportunity for the TEREM Military Aircraft Repair Works in Plovdiv
Based on an article in the Maritsa newspaper\r\n The military attaches of 16 countries, ten of which NATO members, visited the Plovdiv branch of the TEREM Military Aircraft Repair Works...
The fastest karate master in the world, Tadashi Yamashita, on his second visit to Plovdiv
?Days of Japanese Culture in Bulgaria? celebrated for the 14th time A week ago, as part of the ?Days of Japanese Culture in Bulgaria?, a karate demonstration has been organized, with the s...
The newly elected municipal councillors
The distribution of the municipal councillors is proportional, depending of the percentage distribution of the votes. Their total number for Plovdiv is 51, representing the following parties:Th...