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POSTPONED - new date TBD Join us for this exciting hangout as we discuss the cultural importance of the night sky, what the loss of it means to us, and the health effects of light pollution. The panel includes both scientists and artists who are working to raise awareness of these issues. Joining us on this hangout will be Connie Walker from Globe at Night and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory , Mario Motta and Scott Kardel from the International Dark-Skiy Association , Erika Blumenfeld from the Sky Scrolls project, and Daniela De Paulis from OPTICKS . Join us LIVE...

March 10 thru April 22 Enter the 5th International Earth and Sky Photo Contest on Dark Skies Importance. There will be up to 10 winners over two categories with the top prize usually a telescope. This is the 5th year the contest has run internationally and we are expecting it to be bigger than ever! Coordinated by The World At Night (TWAN), in conjunction with GAM 2014 and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory , the contest is open and free to anyone of any age, anywhere around the world. Submissions accepted from March 10 until April 24. The winners will...

20- 26 April Celebrate the stars! Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International Dark Sky Week (IDSW) has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. The goals of IDSW are to appreciate the beauty of the night sky and to raise awareness of how poor-quality lighting creates light pollution.

20 to 29 April Join the Worldwide Globe at Night 2014 Campaign What would it be like without stars at night? What would we lose? Starry night skies have given us poetry, art, music and the wonder to explore. A bright night sky affects energy consumption, health, and wildlife. The Globe at Night program is an international citizen-science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen scientists to measure their night-sky brightness and submit their observations from a computer or smart phone. Students and scientists use the data to monitor levels of brightness or...

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Aug 02

Interview- Students from the military civic college of Goias talks about Astronomy and Robotics projects

Interview - Students from the military civic college of Goias talks about Astronomy and Robotics Projects Students from the military...

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Aug 01

Astronomy Festival 2020 in Gori, Georgia

On July 31, 2020, with the funding of #SRNSFG - Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, organized by the...

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Jul 25

Glorious Day - Gunstar making the news - Long live to Gunstar.

On the 22nd at 18:45 a Big Bólido literally tears the skies of Brazil, especially the State of Goias, almost...

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Jul 22

Glitter Festival Advance on the Astro adventure.

In the second round of Festival Actions, which was scheduled for an Epic visit where it all started in the...

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Jul 21

Astronomy Festival "AstroFest_2020" in Telavi, Georgia.

On July 20, 2020, with the funding of #SRNSFG - Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, organized by the...

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Jul 16

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON JULY 15th 2020

Every 15th of the month, except in April, AWB is organizing a small quiz featuring 10 questions on a selected...

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Jul 12

Comet NEOWISE

Friday 10 July 2020, I got to our observation field at 22:30 CET with in mind the info that according...

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Jul 07

The biggest Astro adventure of the Year will started

The Glitter Festival 2020 Astronomy festival of the State of Goias has started with a Skyrunners theme. This year we...

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Jul 05

Annular Solar Eclipse of June 21, 2020 at the MMAO Summary

As the Ailangs school is not yet in session, and the boarding students not yet returned to campus due to...

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