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Sky Sequences

These 3 Sky Sequences were taken in Romania as follows: The Moon and Venus on Mount Cindrel (2014.07.24).   A conjunction, Venus and Jupiter, at the Priseaca Lake (2014.08.18).   A moon pillar and two moondogs also at Priseaca (2014.09.01).

30 October

GAM 2015 AstroArts

Guidelines for submitting your art proposal for GAM 2015 This year’s Global Astronomy Month is highlighting art in all various media. We would like artists to submit proposals for programs/activities/events during GAM 2015. Here are the criteria for submissions: Must...

28 October

Got GAM Photos?

  Calling All GAM Attendees In preparation for the upcoming 2015 GAM, we are putting together a promotional video trailer. And we need YOUR participation! If you have photos or videos (less than one mintue clips) of events in your...

21 October

The Solar System - by Kathleen Horner

  Photo by Kathleen Horner Our Solar System To be or not to be, that is the question concerning the number of planets in our Solar System. Pluto has taken a beating over the years as it was once considered...

16 October

All These Worlds...

Title: “Beach by Dan Durda” Caption: “Sunrise on a very distant beach.”   Otherworldly planetary landscapes and their alien biotas fill my space artwork thanks to a nearly life-long fascination with the idea that we might live in a galaxy...

16 October

My (Non)-Tradtional Path to Space Art

Title: “New Horizons by Dan Durda” Caption: “Completed for the New Horizons mission to Pluto before the spacecraft was even built and launched. This was my guess at some of the interesting geological features and activity that we might see...

15 October

Karachi Astronomy Society's Astrodome

  On 11th October 2014 in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, in a crowded and chaotic eastern district of Karachi a landmark astronomy event for Pakistan was unfolding. The President of Karachi Astronomers Society (KaAS), Muhammad Mehdi Hussain had invited members of KaAS, few...

28 October

Water, Water

Image courtesy of NASA: Artist’s conception of a protoplanetary disk.   ‘Water’ seems a fitting title of this rhyme on something vital for the beings we take care of and the others we’re aware of. Life on Earth depends on...

22 October

Dan Durda - AstroArtist of the Month (October 2014)

Dan Durda is a self-proclaimed Renaissance man. Scientist, artist, spelunker, pilot, he even has an asteroid named after him (6141 Durda). This month, especially for AWB, Dan writes candid articles about how arts and science came together for him naturally...

16 October

Astrotourism 2014 (4)

  This urban astrohaiga with an image including the Super-Moon over Targoviste (former Capital of the Romanian Land) was taken by Valentin Grigore in 10 August 2014 and represents an invitation to visit a few new cosmopoetry projects on astrotourism,...

16 October

Opening a Digital Pandora's Box

Title: “Mars Landing: Heading for the High Ground by Dan Durda” Caption: “A little Photoshop makeover and Death Valley's Mars Hill becomes... Mars! I used a panorama of a couple images I took during our IAAA Death Valley workshop in...

16 October

Telescope to Tanzania Update

This summer after hearing of the Telescopes to Tanzania project, Bill Pothen of Racine, Wisconsin, US decided that he would donate his 12" telescope. However, after being in storage for many years, it needed some tender-loving care. On the weekend...

14 October