Category: ASTRONOMY

Visnjan Observatory founder voted Communicator of the Year

ZAGREB, May 11 (Croatia Sun News) – Scientist, astronomer and founder of the Visnjan Observatory, Korado Korlevic, has been voted Communicator of the Year by the Croatian Association for Public Relations (HUOJ), whose jury recognised his contribution to encouraging children and young people to pursue science.

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First ever Croatian Dark-Sky Park established in Petrova Gora

Croatian astronomy enthusiasts have a new reason for celebration following the establishment of Croatia’s first ever Dark-Sky Park in the Petrova gora and Bilje area. The Beskraj Astronomical Society has been working toward the goal of establishing the park since 2007, and the Park has now been recognized as being in compliance with all of the necessary criteria established by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA).

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