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​Annual Expert Meeting


February 21-23, 2019, a Ukrainian and Polish expert meeting on the restoration of the Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory on Mount Pip Ivan (the Chornohora range, the Carpathians) and the creation of the International Scientific Centre “Observatory” of VasylStefanykPrecarpathian National University and the University of Warsaw...

The Marshal of Subcarpathian Voivodeship visited the place of construction of the International Meeting Center


The delegation of Polish partners of the Precarpathian University headed by Marshal of the Subcarpathian Voivodeship Wladyslaw Ortyl visited the International Meeting Center (IMC) for the Youth of Ukraine and Poland (Mykulychyn village, Ukraine), the construction of which was started in November of the previous...

Supermoon of 2019


The supermoon of 19 February is the closest full Moon of the year and we’ll not see one larger until Christmas Eve 2026.

If your sky is clear at dusk on 19 February be sure to take a good look at the full Moon rising...

From the Homers of Chornohory to the future scientific discoveries


The celebrations devoted to the 80th anniversary of the Astrological-Meteorological Observatory on Mount Pip Ivan began with the popular scientific conference in Verkhovyna.

Ukrainian and Polish high-ranking officials, representatives of the diplomatic corps, professors of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University and professors of the University...

The last month of a space telescope mission


Astronomers were able to prove for the first time, that a newborn planet is located on a direct image of a gas-dust disk around another star. The discovery was made by using the SPHERE spectropolarimeter installed at the European VLT Telescope in Chile.

The unique...