GAM Online Programs

Below are all the online programs run during GAM2014. Where possible the event pages link to archived versions of the videos caputred during the events.

April 29 2014, 06:00 UT This event is now over, watch the archive here . The Virtual Telescope Project has organised a live feed of the solar eclipse. This event includes a number of astrophotographers sending images from various locations across Australia, one of the only countries that have a view of the eclipse. Astrophysicist Gianluca Masi will coordinate the event and provide live commentary. Read more about the event at the on the Virtual Telescope Project website . Watch the event live on WebTV . If you will have a good view of the eclipse and would like to...

26 April 2014 00:00 UT In this hangout we will meet with representatives from the Americas as they share with us what groups in their area have been doing for GAM2014. We will have GAM National Coordinators and members of astronomical societies joining us in this hangout. This will be a very relaxed hangout hosted by AWB CEO Mike Simmons, there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions. So tune in and discover what other countries are doing for GAM2014! Joining us in the hangout will be: Isa Mohamed - National Coordinator and member of CARINA – Caribbean Institute...

April 15 2014, 06:30 UT This event is now over, you can watch the recording of the whole program here on YouTube If you cannot view the eclipse directly yourself, do not worry you won't miss out! The Virtual Telescope Project , headed by Dr Gianluca Masi, working with a whole team of international collaborators, has put together an amazing program that will allow anyone to view the eclipse from anywhere with an internet connection. This is going to be a fantastic program and is well worth checking out even if you do have a direct view of the eclipse...

April 6 2014, 00:00 UT Next 6 Apr. 2014, at 10:25 UT, the 50-meters large asteroid 2014 GN1 will make a very close approach with the Earth, reaching a minimum distance of less than 930.000 km, that is 2.44 lunar distances. This is a very safe distance, but still a very spectacular occurance, so the Virtual Telescope Project will offer a live, online event sharing real-time images of 2014 GN1 with live commentary by our scientific staff. Watch the event on webTV . This event is now over, you can watch the recording on YouTube .

1 April, 2014, 18:00 UT This event is now over, watch the archive here Join this fabulous live online observing event from the Virtual Telescope in Italy, hosted by Dr. Gianluca Masi! "Would you like to explore the many treasures of the famous Messier Catalogue from home? Would you like to see as many of them as possible, in a single night? The you should join us on this Messier Marathon For Global Astronomy Month 2014, we will offer an Online Messier Marathon, using our robotic telescopes, providing real time images and live comments. All this while chatting and sharing...

April 8, 2014 23:00 UT This event is now over, watch the archive here . Mars, the red planet, will be at opposition on 8 April 2014. That very same night, we will explore that inspiring and amazing world thanks to the Virtual Telescope, sharing its images online, in real-time. Live commentary by Dr. Gianluca Masi, astrophysicist. Participation is easy. To watch the event sime simply visit The Virtual Telescope's WebTV . This event is now over, you can watch the recording of the program on YouTube . Translate Universal Time (UT) into your time . Share your experience with...

April 10, 2014, 20:30 UT This event is now over, you can watch the recording of the whole program on YouTube . Join this fabulous live online observing event from the Virtual Telescope in Italy, hosted by Dr. Gianluca Masi! Join us as we observe the asteroid Vesta. Vesta is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System. At the time of viewing it will be brighter than magnitude 6. So easily visible by the Virtual Telescope.

21 April, 2014, 20:30 UT (Rescheduled due to inclement weather) Join this fabulous live online observing event from the Virtual Telescope in Italy, hosted by Dr. Gianluca Masi! Join us as we take a great journey in the sky: we will travel to very distant objects, from the Solar System to the borders of space and time. An online, remote observing event hosted by The Virtual Telescope Project.