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Event ID:  54404
Contact Name:  Eyad Shakir Khailany
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:  07508172969
Organization:  World Space Week Iraq
Event Web Site:
Dates:  4th October 2022 to 10th October 2022
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Starts During WSW
Country:  Iraq
State/Province:  Thi Qar
City:  Ur
Address:  Ancient ruins of Ur
Event Name:  World Space Week Iraq Dark Sky Camping in Ur with the Star Gate
Event Description:  Star Gate Astronomical Society in Diwania, southern Iraq celebrate the WSW 2022 with organizing a public camping under dark sky in the ancient ruins of the city of Ur. The camp will start on the afternoon of October 4th. and continues all through the night until sunrise of of the 5th. The team is well equipped with telescopes and other aids giving the chance for the public to enjoy observation and build awareness of the importance of space to the humankind.
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Report on the Results:  The overall event was very informative and interesting. Attendees, though limited numbers due to chosen site far distance from main cities, have enjoyed the dark sky which enabled them to oberve and appreciate many DSO's. Apparently the attendees and participants have successfully gained the awareness towards sustainability.
Attendance:  36
Attendance is Unique:  Yes
Media Impressions:  18
Media Impressions are Unique:  Yes

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