Category: Past Activities

This is the website of the study association L.A.D. 'F. Kaiser' of astronomy students in Leiden

Kaiser Symposium 6th of Feb

Astronomy talks for Kaiser members, by Kaiser members! On Tuesday the 6th of Feb in the Old observatory, there were two back-to-back symposia! Kostas Tsalapatas gave a talk about his research on supernova remnants, followed by Konstantinos Kilmetis, who gave a talk about Tidal Disruption Events. There was an enthusiastic audience, and it was a…
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Space Oasis lecture 23 Jan

On Tuesday the 23rd of January, we had a lecture about space habitats by the TU Delft ‘Space Oasis’ team, in the Old Observatory! It was an interesting and interactive lecture, where the audience was encouraged to think about space living problems & solutions.

Board game night 15th of Jan

On Monday the 15th of January, we had a fun board game night in the Old observatory! It served as a well-deserved break from all the exams & deadlines.

Observing night January 10

On the 10th of January, we held an observing night of the year 2024 at the Old Observatory. Nothing better than a bit of stargazing to come back from winter break and start the year with a lot of excitement! There were pizzas, and we observed Jupiter’s red spot, Saturn’s dazzling rings, the Orion nebula,…
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Observing night Dec 11

On the 11th of December, the observing commitee of Kaiser had planned an observing night at the old observatory. Due to bad weather, it became a board game night instead. A fun night was had nevertheless!

Star Wars movie night & borrel Dec 6

On Wednesday December 6th from 19:00h we watched the last movie from the Star Wars prequel series, ‘Revenge of the Sith’. A fun night to end the Star Wars movie nights!

Kaiser Symposium 30 November

Astronomy talks for Kaiser members, by Kaiser members! Kaiser symposia are an opportunity to practice presenting, and to listen to your peers talk passionately about their favorite subjects. On Thursday the 30th of November Sam Beckers gave the first symposium about his research project. Since he was presenting to fellow Kaiser members, the audience was…
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Lampionnetjes activity 9 November

On the night of Thursday the 9th of November  we organised a fun arts & crafts evening in the Old Observatory for St. Martin’s day. We decorated ‘lampionnetjes’, a special kind of lantern. 

Star wars movie night Oct 25th

On theĀ 25th of October, we watched the second prequel movie, ‘attack of the clones’ in the Old observatory in Leiden. It was a fun night with pizzas and snacks!

Comittee interest borrel Oct 10

On Tuesday the 10th of october, we organised a comittee interest borrel for our members, to promote our various comittees.