NEW: Eclipse Glasses Redistribution Program
Astronomers Without Borders will be announcing a program to collect eclipse glasses for distribution to other countries for future eclipses. Hold on to your glasses! Ask the company or organization you got them from if they will be taking part. We will announce details soon after the eclipse. We have corporate partners who will be receiving and processing them for us. Please DO NOT send them to AWB! Sign up for our newsletter for more details or follow us on Facebook.

April 25, 2017 13:00 UT, 30-45 minutes Europlanet's monthly webinar series returns with Dr Barbara Cavalazzi from the Department of Biological Sciences, Geological and Environmental at the University of Bologna and hosted by Rosa Doran of NUCLIO. During the webinar, the unique geological aspect of Ethiopia and their education system will be discussed. Cavalazzi will also share the outreach programmes that she developed in Ethiopia. This special webinar is organised by NUCLIO with a focus on science teachers and educators. You can access the webinar here:

22 April, 2017 13:00 UTC For Earth Day 2017 we at are collecting videos from people all over the planet sharing what they would miss about Earth were they to go into space.

April 19, 2017 19:30UT Watch live on On 19 April 2017, at 12:24 UT, the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 2014 JO25 will reach it's closest distance to the Earth - about 1.7 millions of km. This is a very safe distance, so no risks at all for our planet. The Virtual Telescope Project will be holding a live viewing of this event. It will be a nice opportunity to spy this ~ 1 km large large asteroid moving across the stars, visible with small telescopes and binoculars.

April 5, 2017 20:00 UT During Global Astronomy Month you can reach the Moon from home! Just join The Virtual Telescope Project for a remote, online lunar observing session and have fun with plenty of friends from all around the planet. Find your own crater, mount or sea while flying over our ancient satellite, with our live narration. We promise you an unforgettable event.

April 4, 2017 April 12, 2017 18:30 UT (Rescheduled due to clouds) Join this fabulous live online observing event from the Virtual Telescope in Italy. Would you like to explore the many treasures of the famous Messier Catalogue from home? Would you like to see as many of them as possible, in a single night? The you should join us on this Messier Marathon For Global Astronomy Month 2017, we will offer an Online Messier Marathon, using our robotic telescopes, providing real time images and live comments. All this while chatting and sharing your passion and excitement with friends from...