The Stargazing Committee
The Star Gazing Committee offers students the opportunity to do astronomy in the field by
organising field trips etc.
The Kapteyn Food Committee (KFC) organises regular dinners for all members of the Kapteyn
The S.T.A.R. Committee
Regular talks are hosted by the S.T.A.R. Committee (Students Talk Astronomy Research). The name
of the committee speaks for itself. Students talk about their research and anything else which
is deemed interesting.
The Event Horizon organises most social events. These range from astronomy themed movie nights
to boardgame evenings. They are held regularly (approximately every month).
The Telescope Committee
Working together with CAMRAS, students get the opportunity to use the biggest radio telescope in
the world regularly. (Ok, it was the largest back in the fifties, for a week or so...) In
exchange for doing voluntary work, Sirius A members can listen to pulsars and observe many other
Kapteyn Learning Community
The Kapteyn Learning Community is here to drag you through the most difficult subjects treated
during your Bsc. or Msc. in Astronomy. Hosting regular practice sessions and other
extracurricular courses, its aim is to make you excel during your study.