Jupiter Saturn Great Conjunction Observation Camp

Join us on Facebook live at for a virtual observation camp from the University of Colombo where we attempt to observe the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.

StellaChat 2.0

Our sincere gratitude goes to Mr. Hasitha Eranda for taking his valuable time to broaden our horizons on the topic of dark energy. We would like to thank everyone who joined us, for making this event a success. It’s been a wonderful time, we hope you had a great time expanding your knowledge on this mysterious universe. We are looking forward to seeing you all again. Stay tuned for StellaChat 3.0

StellaChat 1.0

Thank you for joining with us! StellaChat 1.0 was successfully held with over 250 participants

Space mining programs are implemented specially for the extraction of natural resources. Considering that the near earth asteroids contain enough high value minerals to make the process economically feasible, space mining will play a huge role in allowing humanity to venture away from Earth. Want to learn more?

The first session was be a lecture delivered by Prof. Chandana Jayaratne, Head of the Department of Physics and the Director of Astronomy and Space Science Unit, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka on “Modern Trends in Astronomy: Space Mining and Energy from Space”, held on the 1st November, 2020 at 7pm via ZOOM.

Ascella – The Astronomy Blogging Competition

Do you have the creativity in you to write about the heavens above? Ascella – The Astronomy Blogging Competition is now open to all students of the University of Colombo. For the full rules and regulations, please visit

Submissions are now closed! Await the results