It has been such a long time i didn’t write for my blog. Much activities should be prioritized, nevertheless, it just kind of ancestral recall, there is an urge for me to write something in between time. So, what is the catch?
Last july, i have been invited to give talk about ‘current status of solar physics in Indonesia‘ for the Asia Pacific Regional IAU Meeting (APRIM 11th).
The Opening Ceremony of APRIM 2011
I will not discuss about my talk, instead about a collaboration, the previously established one, name it SEAAN (South East Asian Astronomy Network). This SEAAN gain its momentum during this APRIM. The long road history of SEAAN started around 2007 during the 1st Meeting in Thai National Astronomy Meeting, followed by several meetings, see here for the historical fact of SEAAN.
Also around that time, during the ISYA 2007, some young astronomers from SEA region also have the urge to make their own networks. The repercussion of that idea gain the momentum when some of the alumni met on the APRIM 2008 in Kunming, China. These young astronomers agree to start their own collaboration. (See my old documentation here )
Flash forwarded to 2009 during the ...