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Astronomy Workshop: Knowing Astronomy & Islamic Astronomy

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Sat, 29 June 2013, 6:00pm - 9:45pm | English
Woodlands Galaxy Community Centre
Woodlands Galaxy CC MAEC
Ustaz Dr Firdaus Yahya Al-Hafiz, Muhd Faizal Othman


Fees: 20.00

1ST Lecturer: Ust. Dr. Firdaus Yahya (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
Talk: Understanding the Astronomical Aspect of Islamic Calendar – Crescent Sighting

Astronomy is considered as one of the most important knowledge in Islam. So important that it touches many aspects of lives such as in determining the time of prayers, important months in Islam and sighting of the crescent Moon (Hilal). Participants will go through the theories of Islamic calendar such as crescent sighting.

2ND Lecturer: Mr. Muhammad Faizal Othman BSc. MEd. (7:30pm – 9:00pm)
Talk: Introduction to Astronomy

In this talk, the speaker will introduce participants about the basics of astronomy, the celestial objects that exist in the Universe such as the planets, stars, nebulaes and galaxies. Participants will also explore the magnitude of the universe by going through the positions of the celestial objects in the universe. At the end of the lecture, participants will observe the sky through a telescope. If the weather permits, participants will be able to observe planet Venus and planet Saturn.


If you are interested to join Astronomy Workshop - Knowing Astronomy and Islamic Astronomy or for more information please contact at 63663558 (Ms. Nur Izzah) and 93221598 (Mr. Ridhwan).

Please go to the Woodlands Galaxy Community Centre, Customer Service Counter Level 1 to register and pay $20.00 workshop fee.

Woodlands Galaxy Community Centre Level 3 Hubble Room

Organised by: Woodlands Galaxy C.C. M.A.E.C.; Supported by: Darul Huffaz Learning Centre and Alnitak Enrichment Centre


Woodlands Galaxy CC MAEC



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