Event Reports

Jul 01

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (137): Inertia (10)

Indubitably, for those who don't forget that the Universe is larger, the Moon has a varied capacity of seduction… Read More...

Jun 30

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (136): Inertia (9)

ASTRONOMICAL SPIRES Astro-photo-poem (cosmopoem) by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe The spire of a church can show an imaginary closed sky, while the cupola of an observatory can show a real open... Read More...

Jun 29

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (135): Inertia (8)

ABOUT GALACTIC BEINGS AND A VERY AWAITED COMET (C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS) CLOSE TO M81 AND M82 Read More...

Jun 25

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (133): Inertia (6)

ON THE BRIGHTEST HEAVENLY BODIES Astro-photo-poem (cosmopoem) by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe My first astronomical theme after the pandemic restrictions was to catch (again) the three heavenly bodies which are reproduced... Read More...

Jun 25

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (132): Inertia (5)

COSMIC INSIGNIA Astro-photo-poem (cosmopoem) by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe May 20, 2020, Bucharest My first large walk through the Youth Park after the relaxation of the pandemic restrictions. Some older cosmic... Read More...

Jun 24

Solar Observation

Our nearest star,the Sun is a huge globe of hot gas.This charged gas moves and generates powerful magnetic field.The sun's magnetic field goes through a cycle of approximately 11 years... Read More...

Jun 23

Changes

The world is changing. Covid isolates mankind. Yet, the stars endure. Image credit: George Hodan: Stars In The Night Sky A star filled night sky background texture Nikon D5100 1/60s,... Read More...

Jun 23

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (131): Inertia (4)

Mercury preparing its greatest evening elongation, The Evening Star preparing to become the Morning Star, A sublime conjunction placed between Us and the Sun, so not very far. Today, still... Read More...

Jun 23

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (130): Inertia (3)

KNIGHTS OF TIME Astro-photo-poem (cosmopoem) by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe May 23-30, 2020, Bucharest. Sometimes I forget that time passes, but the clouds, mysterious intermediaries between earth and sky, bring me... Read More...

Jun 23

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (129): Inertia (2)

After the start of the “relaxation”, Valentin Grigore restarted his photo-expeditions out of town… Read More...

Jun 23

Using YouTube to maintain outreach activities during Covid-19

I Normally I would be busy with me Mobile Planetarium, but since March I have had no work at all. To maintain my business presence in the workplace and to... Read More...

Jun 23

Annular Solar eclipse of June 21,2020

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the Sun and the Earth.There are three types of solar eclipses namely total,annular,partial.In an annular solar eclipse the moon covers the... Read More...

Jun 22

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (128): Inertia (1)

In 1993-1997, an enthusiastic amateur astronomer, Danut Ionescu, realized a weekly astronomical radio broadcast, “Contact Astronomic - Radio Contact”. Then he emigrated from Romania to the southern hemisphere and established... Read More...

Jun 20

African Astronomical Society Eclipse Resources

by Kai Staats

The African Astronomical Society is coordinating a pan-African public campaign for the 21 June solar eclipse in collaboration with outreach experts across the continent. It has made several resources available... Read More...

Jun 19

Occultation of Venus by the Moon

4YINFO - today's Occultation of Venus by the Moon - attached my friend's picture (Herbert Raab - Kepler Observatory Linz - author of "Astrometrica" - http://www.astrometrica.at ) who used successfully... Read More...

Jun 18

ASTRONOMERS WITHOUT BORDERS DISTRIBUTING RECYCLED ECLIPSE VIEWING GLASSES IN ETHIOPIA FOR JUNE 21 SOLAR ECLIPSE

PRESS RELEASE ASTRONOMERS WITHOUT BORDERS DISTRIBUTING RECYCLED ECLIPSE VIEWING GLASSES IN ETHIOPIA FOR JUNE 21 SOLAR ECLIPSE Calabasas, CA, June 18, 2020: Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is sending recycled eclipse-viewing... Read More...

Jun 17

The Universe

The universe of time and space is leading us on merry chase as schemes are parleyed to and fro in astro-physic quid pro quo of scientific relay race. We dwell... Read More...

Jun 17

THE EARTH 2.0

Somewhere among stars there's for sure a place we've been searching for so long since centuries We would like to call it our home or at least the sibling planet;... Read More...

Jun 16

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON JUNE 15th 2020

Every 15th of the month, except in April, AWB is organizing a small quiz featuring 10 questions on a selected astronomical subject. On June 15th, 2020, the 5th year with... Read More...