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Astronomers Without Borders is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing people together from around the world through our common interest in astronomy. We have programs underway and in development with partners worldwide, including Global Astronomy Month - the world's largest celebration of astronomy - which builds on the unprecedented attention paid to astronomy during the International Year of Astronomy 2009.  All programs are worldwide, accessible to anyone, and intended to connect us all through our common interest in the night sky and our place in the Universe.

Your support can help us continue what we do, and enable so much more . Be a part of the Astronomers Without Borders worldwide effort. Help build bridges between countries and cultures - through the sky.

How can you help while becoming a part of the growing worldwide astronomy community?

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Supporting Memberships at various levels to help AWB and others.
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Equipment Donation
Do you have equipment in good condition you no longer use?
Donate your used equipment to AWB.

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Founder's Circle
An opportunity to help AWB transform to a professionally-run, fully-staffed organization
with sufficient resources to enhance and expand AWB programs into the future.
Find out more about the AWB Founder's Circle.

Sponsorship
Associate your company with the leading organization in worldwide astronomy programs.
Sponsor AWB or an individual program such as Global Astronomy Month.

For more information and questions about suupporting Astronomers Without Borders, contact President Mike Simmons

Astronomers Without Borders is a California-based tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.

About AWB

Astronomers Without Borders is a global astronomy community. Astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others worldwide come together in programs based on our common interest in astronomy.

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Join Astronomers Without Borders worldwide astronomy community. Get the latest news and program updates, and take part. Join as an individual or affiliate group, or donate to become a sponsor or supporter.

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Member Reports

Feb 01

ASTRONOMERS WITHOUT BORDERS NOW IN SERBIAN LANGUAGE

ASTRONOMERS WITHOUT BORDERS, FB-site in Serbian language, started today. We all are one people and have one wonderfull sky. Come, and like us. https://www.facebook.com/Astronomi-bez-granica-217714985242474/timeline Read More...

Jan 24

Sirius Rising Above Grossmugl Star Walk

For the remaining weeks of winter Sirius dominates the evening sky. Being the brightest of all stars in our night sky, it rises around nightfall this time of the year. The image, shot on January 22, 2016, shows Sirius rising... Read More...

Jan 24

GAM 2016

This year, Global Stargazing Night will take place the same day and night as the big 10th anniversary event of the Fédération Francophone d'Astronomes Amateurs de Belgique and from what I've heard and shared it's going to be huge! The... Read More...

Current Projects & Events

Name Your Crater on Mars In "Astronomers Without Borders"

Now you can not only name a crater on Mars on Uwingu's new map but you can have "Astronomers Without Borders" as part of its Martian address! The first Province to be given a name on this new map of Mars has been named in honor of Astronomers Without Borders, and when you name a crater there you not only support the Uwingu Fund for astronomy research, education, and public outreach, but 10% goes directly to AWB's global programs. If you haven't named a Mars crater yet then this is the time - and the place - to do it....
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Global Astronomy Month 2015

Global Astronomy Month (GAM), organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2015 will bring new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate Astronomers Without Borders' motto One People, One Sky . See below for GAM programs and GAM-related news (coming soon). Some important dates are on the Program Schedule now, with n ew programs being added all the time.
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FASE Astro Night 2016

Date: 02 April 2016 to 03 April 2016
Location: Foundation of Astronomical Studies and Explorations, Kandy
Link: Official site
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