Category: Past Activities

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

Carmen’s Caiser Christmas Cookies

On Monday the 24th of June we held our Xmas cookie baking activity! Perfectly in-season and so close to Christmas time.

Soccer Tournament 2024

On the 28th of June 2024 we had our annual football competition between Kaiser members, bachelor- and master students, PHD’ers, and even professors. This year’s winning team: Monkeys from Mercury!

Scavenger hunt 17 June

What a blast! The observing comittee has created a well put together scavenging hunt for all to enjoy. With clues hidden around the Old Observatory building, participants were busy answering astronomy-related questions and decrypting hidden messages. 

Astropubquiz May 27th

In collaboration with the pubquiz comittee, we hosted an astronomy-themed pubquiz in the Fusie for all DLF and Kaiser members to join! 

Observing night May 28th

On May 28th the observing comittee organised a fun observing night with pizza, snacks and stars!

SRON Excursion May 28th

On the 28th of May we got a tour of the SRON facility next to campus, and we enjoyed a presentation by someone from SRON!

Observing night May 1

On Wednesday the 1st of May, the observing committee hosted an observing night! We had pizza’s, watched part of a movie, and then we observed the stars through the historic telescopes of the Old Observatory.

Kaiser Symposium 8th of May

Astronomy talks for Kaiser members, by Kaiser members! On Wednesday the 8th of May, Nikki Geesink gave a Symposium on gas in galaxies, and Rahul Priyadarshan gave a Symposium on using deep learning for astronomy research. There were many great questions from the audience & insightful answers from Nikki and Rahul! See you at the…
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Lasergaming April 17th

Pew pew pew! On Wednesday the 17th of April, we held a lasergaming night in Leiden, as a part of the DLF Dies activities. Some teams proved to be stronger than others, but each one of them fought valiantly and with honor.