Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER OBSERVATION (12-13 August 2015)

METEOR SHOWER:

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DESCRIPTION:
Astronomy cafes and Sky Explorers Astronomy club invite the entire academic community as well as the city of Yogyakarta and surrounding communities to make observations Perseids Meteor shower held at Rituals of Hajj Parangkusumo Bantul, Yogyakarta. Perseids Meteor shower observation will take place from 21.00 pm until 04.30 am. In observation of the Perseids Meteor shower have provided some sky observation equipment such as telescopes and binoculars that can be accessed by the public. In addition, participants will also be charged Rp. 5000, and get a copy of the materials astronomy, stickers and mineral water.

Watching the sky:

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HELD ON:
12- 13 August 2015

OPEN HOURS:
9.00 P.M – 3.00 A.M

AGENDA:
12 August 2015 on 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Observate:
METEOR SHOWER
SATURNUS
URANUS
BLACK NEBULA
ANDROMEDA GALAXY
ETC
 

VIDEO:

LOCATION:
Manasik Haji Bantul. South side of Parangkusumo beach, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta

HOW GET TO THE SITE:
You can use Trans Jogja to Giwangan bus station (Terminal bis Giwangan), ticket about IDR4000. Then change bus, from Giwangan bus station to Parangtritis. Then, you have to take a walk to the site. Ask bus operator if you confused. Better you rent a motorcycle for cheap one. Invite local person as guide (Couchsurfer). It will take 45 minutes – 1 hours to reach the site.

SATURNUS:

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TICKET:
Rp5000 Include copy of the materials astronomy, stickers and mineral water

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There is a strong telecomunication signal for your cell phone.

CAFE:
There are some recomended cafe near the site.

CONTACT PERSON:
Raka : 087739577730
Merda : 085271082623

METEOR SHOWER:

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SOCIAL MEDIA:
Facebook: kafeastronomi
Twitter: @kafeastronomi

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
www.kafeastronomi.com

MAP:
Meteor_map

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