Event Reports

May 16

How to Create an Apollo 11 Moon Landing Diorama

Moon landing diorama created from an old shoe box. Photo by Kathleen Horner Photo inside the diorama courtesy of NASA This month at Astronomers Without Borders, we are celebrating Global... Read More...

May 16

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (106): Under the Same Solar Halo - End of a Pandemic Astro-Journal

This is the last episode of our cosmopoetry project (in the AWB Astropoetry Blog mega-project) dedicated to the most difficult edition of Global Astronomy Month, the largest world celebration of... Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (105) - To a New Life

On the morning when the restrictions of circulation in my country were eliminated after 50 days of “quarantine-isolation-captivity” imposed by the pandemic, I walked a little through my neighborhood to... Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (104) - Ode to the Morning Planets

The planets Mars, Saturn and Jupiter were the morning heroes during GAM 2020 and will probably be the first halts for when we will go to other stars. Valentin Grigore... Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (103) - Ode to the Sun

On the last day with circulation restrictions in Romania (right when I turned 60), I felt free to make a longer walk to buy a few masks of protection for... Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (102) - Ode to the Moon

The Moon was another major hero during GAM 2020. Valentin Grigore recently caught the natural satellite in gala dress for the last appearance in this project. Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (101) - Expedition to Central Bucharest

In May 13, 2020, I returned, after seven weeks, to the central zone of beautiful Bucharest to solve a “legal” problem in the block of my departed parents, where I... Read More...

May 15

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (100) - Ode to Venus

One of the major heroes of GAM 2020 was Venus. Now this planet begins to prepare to change the evening sky for the morning sky. Valentin Grigore recently caught the... Read More...

May 15

Shots of the last Supermoon of the year: SUPER FLOWER MOON

A supermoon is a full moon or a new moon that nearly coincides with perigee - the closest that the Moon comes to Earth in its elliptic orbit - resulting... Read More...

May 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (98) - West Side of My Block

“The sun is playing games on us simple humans.” Frances Azaren Read More...

May 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (96) - East Side of My Block

Forced by the world pandemic to celebrated 60 years of existence staying home or walking around my block, alone, right on the last day of national restrictions of circulation, I... Read More...

May 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (95) - Lunar Tournament (1)

I never imagined that I could celebrate 60 years of life alone, during the last day of a 50-day individual “isolation” imposed by a world pandemic. So because I can't... Read More...

May 13

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (94) - Homage for Supporters of Astronomy

Astronomy is not a very profitable job or is an expensive passion that takes much time, so sometimes we should express our gratitude for those who don't practice astronomy, but... Read More...

May 13

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (93) - Miscellaneous after GAM

Because special reasons postponed a little the end of this project in the AWB Astropoetry Blog mega-project, we thought to use three recent pictures by Valentin Grigore for a new... Read More...

May 13

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (92) - Homage for Female Astronomers

“I lost a dear, honest and modest friend; Mariana Tulbure and I lived our most beautiful observational nights at the SARM Perseid Event - the Perseid nights… “ Erika Lucia... Read More...

May 13

ALL WHAT REMAINED

They claim that the Universe, we barely know, is all what remained after famous Big Bang It feeds our curiosity. One has been even sent to warlike Mars but it's... Read More...

May 13

Venus and the Pleiads

During this pandemic period, I set-up a serie of videos and propose some observations. The Venus passage near the Pleiades makes a good opportunity, so I ask friends to make... Read More...

May 12

STEMi Makers Africa hosts the Global Astronomy Month for 2020.

The STEMi Makers Africa hosted the world's largest celebration of Astronomy through a series of online webcast events from the 23rd of April to the 25th of April 2020. The... Read More...