Event Reports

Jul 29
2010

International Observe the Moon Night

(This is the AWB-InOMN page. The main InOMN site is at http://observethemoonnight.org/ ) SEEING THE MOON... in a whole new light 2009 was a very big year for lunar exploration.... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

UNAWE - Romania celebrated "Match Under Starlight"

Report by Catalina Movileanu For the "Match Under Starlight" project, the “Angela Gheorghiu” School from Adjud, Vrancea, in collaboration with UNAWE Romania, organized on July 7th a football game to... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

Irish Children on the Carina Nebula

On Friday April 30, Deirdre Kelleghan and the Hubble 20th Anniversary print visited Jane Ahern's 4 th class at St Brigids National School in Greystones Co, Wicklow, Ireland. Deirdre was... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

Three Famous Astropoems From the 19th Century

One of the most famous astropoems in the U.K. is: TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR by Jane Taylor (1806) Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

Pluto

Poor little Pluto Icy, round, and cute The IAU demoted you! They've given you the boot! You haven't cleared your neighborhood. Your orbit's off the plane. You encroach on Neptune's... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

Making the Wonder of Science Our Own

THIRTY-ONE YEARS AGO, on February 26, 1979, a total eclipse of the Sun was visible across the State of Washington and points eastward. I remember it vividly because I experienced... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

Astropoetry Blog

Crescent moon over ocean by Virginia Hoge The Astropoetry Blog is about to begin its fourth year of publication. It's a good time to pause and reflect on how this... Read More...

Jul 27
2010

ASTROPoetry Mini-Anthology

Presented by the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM) In Celebration of Global Astronomy Month by SARM's Astropoetry Master Club, Romania English translations from the Romanian by Andrei Dorian... Read More...

Jul 26
2010

Three Famous Astropoems from the 19th Century

One of the most famous astropoems in the U.K. is: TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR by Jane Taylor (1806) Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above... Read More...

Jul 23
2010

Improvized Sidewalk Astronomy in Antwerp, Belgium

On july 15th, as the sky was great (but of course, next day is a work day), I took the bike, went to the port carrying a Manfrotto tripod and... Read More...

Jul 22
2010

Opportunity Watch 1

One of the best instruments we ever have to enjoy the Universe are our own eyes. As the guys from "The World at Night" say: "If you can see it,... Read More...

Jul 22
2010

THE 41st ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11 LANDING ON THE MOON IN ERBIL

Every year, peoples around the world remember the historical date of July 20 1969, when mankind make another dream become true after landing on the closest celestial object, the Moon.... Read More...

Jul 11
2010

WE SAID: "YES TO PEACE!"

A Match under Starlight in Iraqi Kurdistan Region Finally after long time of announcing and preparing for it, here we are, in the day of play the match on July... Read More...

Jul 06
2010

A Story of a Sun Before Sunset

Today... when I went back home, the sky was cloudy but I could see the sun behind trees. So I try to catch it with my camera. While I set... Read More...

Jun 29
2010

Let's start blogging and share your stories

Now we are in a new AWB websites with new style too. It has social network stuff for all of us. Well almost like facebook but this one also has... Read More...

Jun 28
2010

Moon in Saturday Afternoon

new blog again... seems like I have several blog now. hope I could stay active to share all of my activities. sometimes it isn't easy for me to have time... Read More...

Jun 24
2010

Seasons Without Borders 3 in Parsonsfield, Maine, USA

By Joan Chamberlin of Greater Portland Astronomical Society. On June 21 st I set up my telescope in front of my house right on the street and invited all my... Read More...

Jun 23
2010

WORLD MUSIC DAY AND SWB3!

After a very hot week with temperatures reached to 47C degree! Finally the weather conditions became excellent. Wonderful day it was! When we went to Minara Park in the middle... Read More...

Jun 23
2010

Seasons Without Borders 3 in Parsonsfield, Maine, USA

On June 21st I set up my telescope in front of my house right on the street and invited all my neighbors to come celebrate the summer solstice by looking... Read More...

Jun 21
2010

SWB 3 Downunder online meeting details

Just checked in to Adobe Connect to see it still operating, I will be there late tonight NZ time, perhaps 12:00 UT, (lunchtime in UK) and again around 22:00 UT... Read More...