AFIPS projects in Senegal

  • Observation of the occultation of 2014 MU69, on the 4 August 2018 in Senegal
    Main collaborators: Marc BUIE (SWRI/NASA), Maram KAIRE (Senegalese Association for the Promotion of Astronomy, Ministry of Research, Higher Education and Innovation of Senegal), Anne VERBISCER and the New Horizons team, David BARATOUX (Geosciences Environnement Toulouse, French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development), François COLAS (Observatory of Paris)
    Funding: NASA, CNES, ERC-project Lucky Star (B. SICARDY).
  • Installation of stations of optical telecommunications in Senegal
    Main collaborators: Aziz Ziad (Observatory of Côte d’Azur), Maram KAIRE (Senegalese Association for the Promotion of Astronomy, Ministry of Research, Higher Education and Innovation of Senegal)
    Funding: CNES