The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Invitation for Solar Eclipse viewing tomorrow morning!

Hello! So tomorrow morning i.e. March 20 there will be a partial Solar eclipse visible from Leiden. The Moon will cover about 84% of the Sun, unless you are in … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Crowd-funding: Bring the Sun to Leiden

I am sure you have all heard of the phrase “charity begins at home” and since most of us call Leiden our home why not start here 🙂 Basically the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Old Observatory invites public for historic landing on comet

Some of you may be aware what is going to be attempted today. The European Space Agency’s ROSETTA probe has been in space for the last decade and is finally … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

History revisits the Observatory

    Hello people. I don’t think this has been advertised widely but the old observatory in the city centre is getting a new toy – one from centuries ago. … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Come spend your Sunday at the Observatory!

  Hello again! So this is a little last minute but still relevant. Remember I wrote about the Sterrewacht open day back in November? Well it’s back. And this time … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Planets, stars and a gift :)

With exams finally over for this semester I had some spare time at hand. As you might remember I often give tours of the old Observatory to the public, and … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sterrewacht Open Sunday – a fun day!

STERREWACHT LEIDEN Alright then here is my first blog and it’s about last Sunday – not a good start. Well ideally I should have written this at least 11 days … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment