Event Reports

Apr 11

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (20) - Oh “Cosmic Concert”!

First I want to express our admiration for Giovanni Renzo's annual Cosmic Concert, a traditional program of Global Astronomy Month. This event makes me remember the enthusiastic cosmopoetry galas that... Read More...

Apr 11

For Global Astronomy Month (19) - Parties in the Sky

Respecting the official crisis regulations (“professional interest”, “social distancing” etc.), the journalist of education and astronomy Valentin Grigore (AWB national coordinator for Romania) gives new samples of devotion for the... Read More...

Apr 11

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (18) - Memory Astronomy (2)

“O tempora!” Times when I could go anywhere in my city to take pictures (in spite of light pollution)… Read More...

Apr 10

Supreme Adventures in the Hill of Beyond OnLine Reunião

During the quarantine in Goias, we from the IGTAC Gunstar team took our equipment to the most charming and traditional point of observation of the capital's moon, the Morro do... Read More...

Apr 10

SPACE INDIA - Now and more than ever: One People, One Sky

This April the activities of the GAM were online because of the COVID-19 pandemic in INDIA and across the world. SPACE INDIA conducted online events with the amateur astronomer where... Read More...

Apr 09

Cosmopoetry Essays 2019 (2)

I don't believe in magic Or in alchemy, I just believe in Earth Surrounded by astronomy. In this episode, the leading team for astrohumanism of the Romanian Society for Meteors... Read More...

Apr 09

For Global Astronomy Month (17) - Solar Reflections

My first photo-operation during GAM 2020 was dedicated to the friendliest heavenly body and his possibilities to spread beauty. Read More...

Apr 09

For Global Astronomy Month (16) - To “Discovering the Solar System”

To express our admiration for another GAM 2020 project, “Discovering the Solar System”, developed also by the Astronomical League, we chose five significant pictures on this theme, which Valentin Grigore... Read More...

Apr 09

For Global Astronomy Month (15) - Advance for “SunDay”

I tried to make a personal advance for a traditional GAM project, “SunDay”, using two pictures which I took in different days (January 10, 2020 and April 2, 2020), from... Read More...

Apr 07

For Global Astronomy Month (14) - “Venus meets Pleiades” in Targoviste

Another night in which the president of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM), Valentin Grigore, went to his job place (“professional interest”). On that occasion he took a... Read More...

Apr 07

For Global Astronomy Month (13) - Advance for “Supermoon”

Using the legal rights to walk around the block or to go to buy products of strict necessity during the current crisis, I could see lunar smiles as an advance... Read More...

Apr 07

For Global Astronomy Month (12) - Venus near Pleiades

To respect the official crisis regulations and keep the social distancing, Valentin Grigore opted to go to his job place (”professional interest”) for a few consecutive nights. In April 2,... Read More...

Apr 07

Are Satellites Threatening Our Night Skies?

John Green once said “the darkest nights produce the brightest stars.” This is something that the astronomical community understand all too well as observations require clear dark skies to be... Read More...

Apr 06

This Night

This night.... Has given shine to my soul Has made me forget all my worries Has made me feel like I own the sky Has shown me there are no... Read More...

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...