Historical-astronomical conference to take place at Byurakan
observatory in Armenia

June 30, 2012 | 17:43

An international historical-scientific astronomical conference within
the framework of the events dedicated to the 1400th anniversary of
Armenian mathematician, astronomer and geographer Anania Shirakatsi
will take place at Byurakan observatory in Armenia on September 25-28.
The conference is entitled `Astronomical heritage in national

The organizers of the conference are the Byurakan Observatory of the
Armenian National Academy of Sciences (NAS), The History Institute of
the Armenian NAS, the NAS Institute of Archeology and Ethnography and
the Matenadaran Institute after Mesrop Mashtots.

Around 50 Armenian and foreign scientists will participate in the
conference. Those who would like to participate can register here.