Na meji nevidnega 2015

So far the largest fantasy/sci-fi event of this kind in Slovenia, with 1000+ visitors (more than twice as much as last year), was this year held in a much larger sports hall with side rooms where all lectures and open discussions took place.

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Event hall from above.

There was also a lot of interesting thing going on at the stalls. Many different memorabilia to spend your money on, talking to a local fantasy and sci-fi clubs and societies, seeing new or ongoing projects related to the topics of an event.

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Animé themed shop.
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Comics and posters shop.
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Promoting local LARP activities.

For the first time there were also Magic: the Gathering competition and a Hearthstone competition.

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Hearthstone players.

And for the end, the best part of events like this – Cosplay. Quality and quantity of the people cosplaying is steadily rising with each passing year. There was a large variety of characters taken from comics, mangas, films, TV shows and even from the latest pc games.

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Thor, the goddess of thunder + two unknown characters.
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
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Deadpool
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Competiton for the best cosplay in various categories.

Many more pictures can be seen in gallery.

Sky this month – October 2015

Here is a list of astronomical events for given month. Location dependent events listed here are visible from central Europe.

October 2015:

12 – Uranus at opposition.

16 – New Moon.

16 – Mercury reaches greatest morning elongation 18° west of the Sun.

17 – Mars passes less than half a degree from Jupiter at 22:00UT.

21 – The Orionids meteors peak with a ZHR of around 15.

25 – Venus passes 1° from Jupiter at 19:00UT.

26 – Venus reaches greatest morning elongation 39° west of the Sun.

27 – Full Moon.

29 – Occulataion of the bright stars (+3.8) θ1 Tau and (+3.4) θ2 Tau with Moon at around 20:00UT. Exact time of the occultation depends on the location of the observer. Additional info

29 – Occulataion of the bright star (+0.9) Aldebaran with Moon at around 23:00UT. Exact time of the occultation depends on the location of the observer. Additional info
 
 
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PNV J18033275-2816054 or Nova Sgr 2015 No. 3 is a nova discovered on 27 September 2015 in constellation of Sagittarius. More info about observation campaign.