Event Reports

Mar 24
2010

International Dark Sky Week

From April 4 through April 10, 2010, International Dark Sky Week celebrates the heritage of the nighttime sky by encouraging people to turn of unnecessary lights. The event began in... Read More...

Mar 24
2010

World Night in Defense of the Starlight

April 20th has been designated as the "World Night" in defence of the Night Sky and the Right to Observe the Stars as a cultural, scientific and environmental humankind heritage.... Read More...

Mar 23
2010

30 Nights of StarPeace

Be part of a chain of events traveling around the world in 30 nights... THIRTY NIGHTS OF STARPEACE is a global project inspired by the idea of sharing the starry-night... Read More...

Mar 22
2010

Featured Events - Bulgaria and Romania

by Oana Sandu

FETU exhibition in Bulgaria helps promote a planetarium in Sofia On March 22nd 2010, the Astronomical Association – Sofia and Sofia Municipality are welcoming the inhabitants and visitors of the... Read More...

Mar 20
2010

Featured Events -- Afghanistan, USA and New Zealand

by Oana Sandu

Afghanistan joins Global Astronomy Month with two projects On 11, 18 and 25 April, The Afghanistan Astronomy Association will hold astronomy lessons in private schools, followed by a painting competition. ... Read More...

Mar 19
2010

@ all astronomy enthusiasts

by Oana Sandu

Oana's profile Remote observing is definitely the latest thing! Today, technology and the Internet enable us to have access to powerful telescopes by clicking a mouse. No cold endurance event,... Read More...

Mar 17
2010

The Universe at Your Command

The Virtual Telescope will be available at no cost on several days during April for personal day-time and night-time observing! An astronomer will be onsite to provide assistance and give... Read More...

Mar 17
2010

Online Messier Marathon

Explore the treasures of the famous Messier Catalogue from home! The well-known Messier Catalogue has most of the sky's best objects (and a few real challenges), and each year when... Read More...

Mar 17
2010

Across the Solar System

GAM2010 offers you a great opportunity to discover our place in the Universe from the comfort of your home. Thanks to the cutting-edge technology of the Virtual Telescope Project, we... Read More...

Mar 17
2010

GAM Bloggers

  Arif Solmaz Canakkale Astrophysics Research Centre & Ulupınar Observatory Canakkale, Turkey Age : 26 Interests : Astronomy, science, education & public outreach, astrophysics, exoplanets, life in the universe. I’m... Read More...

Mar 12
2010

GAM logo translations

The GAM logo is available in the following languages. If your language is not listed, send us a translation and we'll create one for you. Chinese: PNG (800x800, best for... Read More...

Mar 11
2010

Lyrids Watch

Perhaps you've seen "shooting stars" before, but during GAM you can witness a meteor shower! The Lyrids meteor shower happens each year from about April 16 to 26 but the... Read More...

Mar 11
2010

Beauty without Borders - Saturn for All

It’s time to welcome back Saturn, the "Lord of the Rings."  GAM Saturn Watch begins on April 12 and ends with the next Beauty Without Borders event devoted to everyone's... Read More...

Mar 11
2010

Resources

The following resources may be of interest to students, instructors, and informal educators. If you have suggestions for additional resources to include please email GAM Resources Suggestions . Logos, Banners,... Read More...

Mar 01
2010

Living Legend Series

Living Legends Series Series Overview How amazing would it be if you could pick up the phone and speak to a famous astronomer? While we can't post personal phone numbers,... Read More...

Feb 24
2010

Saturn Watch

Welcome Back Saturn The long awaited arrival of the “Lord of the Rings” is here.  Saturn is back and demands all eyes on him.  He will strut his stuff for... Read More...

Feb 24
2010

Lunar Week

Lunar Week The Moon - Earth’s traveling companion in space - is an integral part of life on Earth. Still few people notice it or recognize its importance to us.... Read More...

Feb 24
2010

Is There Anybody Out There?

Remote observing provides an exciting new way for people to discover the wonder and beauty of the Universe. Through the Internet, they can meet together at a remotely located telescope,... Read More...

Feb 24
2010

Write Your Name in the Sky!

Technology can allow people to discover the beauty and wonders of the heavens, allowing them to meet at a remote telescope, crossing borders and sharing the excitement of discovery from... Read More...

Feb 24
2010

SunDay

Sun Day, April 11, is a day dedicated to our star, the Sun.  The Sun is the main source of energy for Earth.  As each part of the globe rotates... Read More...