Event Reports

Apr 05

April 2020 in Spain

Hello every body !! This April the activities of the GAM are being diminished by the Covid-19 pandemic and in Spain the astronomical associations are also diminished in activities. Here... Read More...

Apr 05

Venus e Pleiades Astro Adventures On Line.

Nos dias 3 e 4 de abril, uma bela conjunção nos céus do Brasil. Um super show entre o planeta Vênus e as Plêiades. Nossa equipe de atiradores da IGTAC... Read More...

Apr 04

"Virtual cellphone star party"

Let's hear what my friend and astronomy club member, Erich Meyer, tells about his first experience running his first "virtual" star observing session using cellphones. Our local observatory ( Kepler... Read More...

Apr 03

Cosmopoetry Essays 2019 (1)

It seems like time has stopped. We have to learn again to protect ourselves, our planet and the sky until we will be able, again, to fly. The leading team... Read More...

Apr 03

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (11) - First Quarter Memories 2

Before working our first significant results from the time of GAM 2020, we made three anticipating works (photos by Valentin Grigore from before the crisis and recent haiku by Andrei... Read More...

Apr 03

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (10) - To “Lunar Explorations”

To express our admiration for a GAM 2020 project, “Lunar Explorations”, developed by the Astronomical League, we chose three images from before the crisis (Romantic Moon by Valentin Grigore, Poetical... Read More...

Apr 02

GAM2020 opening with Balcony-City-Astronomy

Unfortunately I failed this wonderful GAM2020 AWBmeeting on Facebook LIVE :-( ..... Here is the link to the videorecord: https://bit.ly/3dNdM4c ..... but in the meantime I took the opportunity to... Read More...

Apr 01

For Global Astronomy Month (9) - Prologue: Balcony Countdown

In between 29 March (6:16 PM) and 1 April (0:18 AM) I took more pictures from the balcony or through the open window, from which I selected six (Sun, Moon,... Read More...

Apr 01

For Global Astronomy Month (8) - First Quarter Memories 1

From now on the president of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM), Valentin Grigore, becomes part of this project, starting with two celestial attractions of the first quarter... Read More...

Apr 01

Astronomy Month (7) - Warm Up: Earth Hour Day

For me 28 March, which included Earth Hour 2020, was a kind of warm up for Global Astronomy Month. I began that day through my open window at about 2:30... Read More...

Apr 01

Heavenly Horse

The Horsehead Nebula rears its head in Orion Constellation wherein hidden hooves the heavens tread amidst waves of star formation, or so I envision it might be in the Hunter's... Read More...

Mar 31

Grateful

Envious, I feel, as I watch the Moon, travel unrestricted 'cross the black of night. Jealous I am, of the birds outside unfettered as they take to sky in flight.... Read More...

Mar 31

A GODDESS IN THE PLEIADES!

She took no hurry in her retrograde manner, Ventured the way long as a child's life, Seeking the sisters youngest in the horizon, It is their beauty that intimidated her,... Read More...

Mar 31

Bucharestian Observatories

The sky is the first magic word In astronomy And the second one is Observatory. It is obvious that an elite aspect of a big town consists of the number... Read More...

Mar 31

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (6) - Patriotic Astronomy

On 25 March, 78 minutes before the official restrictions of circulation in Romania, I returned from a close pharmacy and I remarked a bus station decorated with the story of... Read More...

Mar 31

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (5) - Memory Astronomy

The current crisis makes one simple look to the sky become a minimal astronomical gesture and forces the sky lovers to make home astronomy (window and balcony astronomy, apartment astronomy,... Read More...

Mar 28

Discovering the Solar System (Observing Challenge)

Projects for the Keen–Eyed and Camera–Toting Observer During Global Astronomy Month (GAM), AWB shares a series of observing challenges, developed by John Goss and The Astronomical League for astronomy novices... Read More...

Mar 28

Fire in the sky

Fire in the sky. Amethysts and ruby reds Nature's bless'ed gift. Read More...