Event Reports

Nov 08

Mercury Transit, Mexico City

I am organizing an observation for this coming Monday the 11th, I have only one Coronado Telescope, so I hope more people can bring theirs. The location is this 19°22'20.4"N... Read More...

Nov 07

Before Another Historical Phenomenon

Eager to watch the new Transit of Mercury don't forget the past Read More...

Nov 07

Camera Test, Observation, Movie Night

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - November 5, 2019 On the afternoon of November 1, Zacharia Mjungu reinstalled Windows on the observatory laptop, as we had issues with a virus. It is working... Read More...

Nov 07

Dodangoda Miriswatta National School Solar Observation Camp 2019

by NCAS

Nalanda College Astronomical Society (NCAS) and Nalanda College Alumni Astronomical Society (NCAAS) conducted a sun observation camp at Dodangoda Miriswatta National School, Kalutara, Sri Lanka. It was held on 25th... Read More...

Nov 05

Introducing the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - October 29, 2019 at 11:22 PM I am pleased to announce the completion of the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website: https://mmao.space/ All stories and updates posted on... Read More...

Nov 04

The night of the strange beings

The night was clear and cool. It was filled with monsters and ghouls. I guided them to my scope. And showed them Saturn, no joke. While I was out in... Read More...

Nov 04

The Transit

You may have missed the big show, but for those in the know, it will happen again! Get ready my friend. Venus transits our star, the best transit from where... Read More...

Nov 01

“The Starry Underground” or How to Make a World Cosmopoetry Premiere

For an event created through the joint efforts of the Urania Astronomical Association, the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy-SARM, the Mihail Sebastian Literary Circle and their guests at the... Read More...

Nov 01

Astrovéga public activities in Belgium in 2019

This year was very busy in activities for the clubs (especially mine Astroclub Véga) in Belgium (thanks to Jupiter, Saturn and Moon sightings). First, a partial Moon eclipse on july... Read More...

Nov 01

"MOON-GATEWAY TO THE STARS" ON THE SPOT SPEECH IN PERIYAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE CHENNAI

ON 5 OCTOBER 2019, ON OCCASION OF WORLD SPACE WEEK 2019, THERE WAS AN ON THE SPOT SPEECH COMPETITION IN PERIYAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE. THERE WAS A PARADE WITH... Read More...

Oct 30

At the Heart

‘Perspective is everything', so it's said, which might seem a truism true. Or is there reality too instead not dependent on point of view? Two galaxies in collision appear although... Read More...

Oct 25

Goiania 86th Spacial Birthday .

The most likely origin of the name Goyanna (currently Goiana) is that Goyanna comes from the Tupi-Guarani word "Guyanna", which means "land of many waters". The town's toponym appears for... Read More...

Oct 24

Astrotreasures in Romania (17)

Stefan the Great was a leader of the Christian Orthodox world after the Fall of Constantinople (1453), making over 40 stone churches and monasteries in historical Moldova. The most important... Read More...

Oct 24

Astrotreasures in Romania (16)

In the 1340s Dragos Voda founded the march of Moldova (a state which is divided today into West Moldova - now part of Romania - and East Moldova - now... Read More...

Oct 21

Niveous Star (To a Blue-White Star)

Niveous star, whose splendor floods me, The Castalian waters, I yearn from thee; For this heart, by such gaze of sapphire, Now silently burns in gentle blue fire. May the... Read More...

Oct 21

Astronomy in the Nutshell for beginners!

Sponsored by Re:Coded House in Erbil, The head of AOYA (the Association of Young Astronomy), has given a two and a half hour presentation titled "Astronomy in the Nutshell for... Read More...

Oct 20

Restart of "Austrian-Amateur-Astronomer Meeting" at the biggest public observatory of Austria

This weekend we restarted an old Austrian tradition. The so called "Austrian Amateur Astronomer Meeting", which was running for decades and was stopped about 15 years ago, had it's revival.... Read More...