Who is VVS Capella
The Astronomy Association “Capella” brings together passionate observers and photographers of our universe. We have members from Hoegaarden, Boutersem,Tienen and the surrounding communities
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Pictures of this lecture clik here The story on exoplanets is a thriller of the last decades that resulted in thousand of alien worlds being discovered by meticulous painstaking methods. The latest status and “how to” was explained by Joost … Continue reading
VVS Capella became 5 earlier this year. We started in 2013. For this event we planned a nice trip towards the Ukkel observatory in Brussels. Both the Royal observatory, the KMI (meteo) and the BIRA had open doors. Very nice … Continue reading
The festivities in Vissenaken were a huge success this edition, thanks to the Sun that lured in large crowds. We managed only with two people to organise a stand that showed people the sun’s prominences through a Lunt and a … Continue reading
Join us in the Hoegaarden gardens, SUNday July 1th for solar observations. We will deploy several telescopes, some H-Alpha specialized solars scopes. You will find us in the gardens from 14hrs-17hrs, free admittance to the park (take a walk & … Continue reading
On Saturday March 24th, Oepekka came to visit Capella in Hoegaarden to explore the universe. A small group of Oepekka members didn’t mind the cold to enjoy the starry sky. Not only were they very lucky to have a clear starru … Continue reading
Thursday March 29th, Janos Barabas will join us at the Capella meeting that night to tell his stories on H-Alpha Observations and telescopes. Janos has invented a pretty creative way to boost the resolution of a small H-Alpha telescope by … Continue reading
Dr. Bart Vandenbussche – member of the Institute for Astronomy, KU Leuven – came along in Hoegaarden and shared his vision and knowledge on how to observe the Universe. Once you know how, then you could build the “what”: which … Continue reading
Please join us for a night walk through Hoegaarden. Saturday October 8th at 20hrs, Gemeenteplein (Music Kiosk). Bring rubber boots in case of muddy weather! We ‘ll walk for half an hour to the Marollen Chapel, in case of good … Continue reading
As it may happen in Flanders skies will be cloudy next Saturday. Probability of a covered sky is so high we decided to cancel this event and refer to next month’s activities!
On Friday and Saturday 11 and 12 March 2016 we have the yearly Astronomy days. Come and visit the activities in Hoegaarden, at the castle of the Sint-Janscollege (free admittance) (Waversesteenweg 1, 3320 Meldert). Each day freely accessible from 19hrs … Continue reading