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This April, astronomy communities around the world hold events in celebration of Global Astronomy Month. It's an opportunity to bring people together through a common love of the stars and discover something new. Register Your Event Are you hosting an astronomy event in April in celebration of Global Astronomy Month? Be sure to register it! We'll help raise awareness and promote your event to the astronomy community. Register your event now Find Events Near You Check out the event list and the world map of events to see what events are planned in your area. And look for events online...

Submit your entry in the GAM 2017 AstroPoetry Contest below. Name * City and Country * Email Address * Mailing Address * Category * Children grades 1-6 Children & Young Adults Grades 7-12 Open (Adults) Type your poem here * Submit Thank you for your submission. The contest winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Prizes will be announced later. Return to the GAM Astropoetry Program Page The contest winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Prizes to be announced later. - See more at: http://astronomerswithoutborders.org/component/content/article/273-gam2014/programs/astroarts/1467-astropoetry-contest-for-gam2014.html?Itemid=0#sthash.9tCjJ7aX.dpuf Please turn on javascript to submit your data. Thank you!

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Sponsor Global Astronomy Month 2017 Be a part of the biggest annual worldwide astronomy event and help make it better than ever! Global Astronomy Month is a great opportunity to reach the broadest possible audience. There is a range of sponsorship opportunities that is sure to have a plan that fits your needs. Special for GAM 2017: The Global Star Party is the Opening Event of GAM 2017 on April 1! The world will be watching. SunDay on April 23 focuses on the US total eclipse in August, a historic event! Contact us about these and other programs or events...

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May 30

Another prominent place to spread AWB's slogan

Today I distributed the 100YearIAU-Report in Austria. Link 100Year-IAU-Info website: https://iau.org/news/announcements/detail/ann20019/ Direct-document-download-link: https://www.iau.org/static/archives/announcements/pdf/iau100-final-report-ann20019.pdf I used this opportunity to introduce myself...

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May 26

PUBLIC OUTREACH WORK DURING COVID19 TIMES

Here in Linz we (Kepler Observatory Linz / Kepler Sternwarte Linz) have the great opportunity to use the technical features...

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May 21

AWB and Ciencia Puerto Rico Spyglasses featured in July Sky & Telescope, pages 74-5

Draco Productions made 100 STEM spyglasses for elementary schools in Puerto Rico. Mike Simmons and Greetchen Diaz coordinated the distribution...

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May 18

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON MAY 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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May 15

Shots of the last Supermoon of the year: SUPER FLOWER MOON

A supermoon is a full moon or a new moon that nearly coincides with perigee - the closest that the...

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May 13

Venus and the Pleiads

During this pandemic period, I set-up a serie of videos and propose some observations. The Venus passage near the Pleiades...

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May 12

STEMi Makers Africa hosts the Global Astronomy Month for 2020.

The STEMi Makers Africa hosted the world's largest celebration of Astronomy through a series of online webcast events from the...

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May 12

Our Night Doesn't Need So Much Light: A Baby-Step on Social Media

Recently, my friends and I (a team of three, also includes an astrophotographer) created a page named “Our Night Doesn't...

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May 09

Full Moon of Perigeu Goias.

Civic Square - Plazza of Pionners. Small Team come to register the Full Moon of Perigeu ''Super Moon'' Hill of...

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