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Jun 24

Activities in Spain Juny 2019

These are the different activities open to the public that are presented by the Federation of Astronomical Associations of Spain (FAAE) for the month of June: 1.- Astronomy Workshop: color your own story and nocturnal observations by the Astronomical Association of Huesca 2.- Conference: 50th anniversary of Apollo XI by the Navarra Astronomy Association 4.- Conference: astronomical navigation, a case study by the Astronomical Association of Madrid 4.- Conference: Stars with them, by the Sociedad Malagueña de Astronomía 6.- Conference: Optical instrumentation in the search for life on Mars, by the Sociedad Malagueña de Astronomía 7.- Observation of the night... Read More...

Jun 14

31 Jan 2018 - Lunar Eclipse - Throwback

Location : Hyderabad, India Super Blue Blood Moon view from Hyderabad. Read More...

Jun 05

Short flashback to GAM Sunday April 21. 2019

At global Starparty (April 13.)the weather was really bad in Linz and we had to skip our public event, so we have been happy that on Sunday April 21. the sun was really shining :-) Due to the fact that this day was Easter Sunday less people have been in the city, but however several people had the pleasure to glimpse some looks to the sun in h-alpha and white light and we could tell about AWB and it's mission "One People, One Sky" Thanks to my friends of our local astronomy association doing this event. I was absent at... Read More...

Jun 05

Sining ng Langit 2019

As a promotion of the Arts and Culture Program of the Astronomers Without Borders, the Astronomy PH e-zine includes a feature called Sining ng Langit (Art of the Heavens) during its second quarter issue. The feature highlights various artists who share their unique expressions of art and astronomy in the Philippines. This also aims to highlight the AstroArts and AstroPoetry during the Global Astronomy Month, and the Buwan ng Panitikan (National Poetry Month). For this year's Sining ng Langit we feature artists Natasha Sarmiento, Roselle Suyat, Rheanne Odessa, and award-winning solar pyrographer Jordan Mang-osan. Rheanne Odessa uses her digital doodles... Read More...

May 31

Asteroid Day in Spain

As every year, since 2015, June 30 marks the anniversary of the impact of Tunguska, an event that has marked the importance of keeping an eye on the sky 24 hours a day due to the possibility of the impact of an asteroid that could cause extinction. human or part of it. Asteroid Day is a dynamic awareness and education program to make the world aware of the dangerous potential of some asteroids. This program is administered by Asteroid Foundation, a non-profit organization in Luxembrgo. The activities are organized independently around the world for people of all ages, totally free.... Read More...

May 27

Astroclubul Bucuresti participated at Astro Fest 2019 in Bucharest, Romania on May 25th 2019

The Bucharest Astroclub participated at the biggest annual Astronomy and Space Exploration Festival, Astrofest 2019, organized by the Science & Technology magazine. The event was held on Saturday, May 25, at ParkLake Shopping Center in Bucharest, Romania. The “star” of the festival was the 400mm Newtonian telescope, nicknamed "The Monster," but the audience also had access to the other equipment: the equatorial mount equiped with a Lunt telescope for solar observation in H apha, the 200mm telescopes, the 80mm refractor telescope on the equatorial mount. During the day we made observations to the Sun through the telescopes equipped with solar... Read More...

May 24

AWB Brazil is ON at Facebook

AWB BRAZIL IS ON: https://www.facebook.com/AWBBrazil/ The Astronomer without boards page is linked on facebook. We will soon update youtube channels and instagram as well. In the Gunstar Team we will initially manage the page by adding all the representatives of small clubs and entities that participate or feel like participating. What motivated us to take this initiative was that Gunstar received from Astronomers without frontiers, guidance and organization to promote events of international engagement a kind of training, a vote of confidence, contrary to what we have for national entities that are most concerned about the bureaucracy, and what Gunstar... Read More...

May 22

GAM - Second Traveling Telescope in the Amazon Park (Global Astronomy Month) - April 26, 2019.

The Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul held on April 26, 2019 the Second Itinerant Telescope in the main square of the Amazon Park in its fifth official event of the Global Astronomy Month edition 2019 that was attended by several residents of the community as well as curious , children, adults, families and people of the most varied ages who sought the opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope for the first time or who, once familiar and familiar with our project, once again took the opportunity to contemplate the sky. Thus, the Pleiades de Sul Astronomy Club is... Read More...

May 22

GAM - Observation at Morro da Serrinha (Global Astronomy Month) - April 25, 2019.

The Pleiades Astronomical Club of the South held on Thursday, April 25 and 2019, binocular and telescopic observations of the Moon, the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter, the Jovian Galilean satellites, the open cluster of the butterfly (M6), the (M7), and the jewel box in Cruzeiro do Sul. Celestial notes and explanations of the southern sky were also made for beginners to the club, as well as astrophotography techniques and astrophotographs by astrophotographers and astronomers club amateurs. The observations were made in Morro da Serrinha, Southern Zone of the City of Goiânia and thus characterized the fourth event of the... Read More...

May 22

GAM - Observation at Morro da Serrinha (Global Astronomy Month) - April 25, 2019.

The Pleiades Astronomical Club of the South held on Thursday, April 25 and 2019, binocular and telescopic observations of the Moon, the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter, the Jovian Galilean satellites, the open cluster of the butterfly (M6), the (M7), and the jewel box in Cruzeiro do Sul. Celestial notes and explanations of the southern sky were also made for beginners to the club, as well as astrophotography techniques and astrophotographs by astrophotographers and astronomers club amateurs. The observations were made in Morro da Serrinha, Southern Zone of the City of Goiânia and thus characterized the fourth event of the... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Second Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum (Global Astronomy Month) - April 21, 2019.

The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held its third "Global Astronomy Month Edition 2019" event for the second time at the Oscar Niemayer Museum on April 21, 2019 because the last event was a success. Once again the great mass of the pubic was attracted to the astronomical observation of the Moon and the planet Jupiter through two telescopes and binoculars. People of all ages, children, adults, children, parents, mothers, families and couples attended the event to appreciate the observations made. The event has yielded beyond observations, new friendships, conversational wheels and supporters and members to our club. Thus, the Pleiades... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum (Global Astronomy Month) - April 19, 2019.

The Southern Pleiades Astronomy Club held its second "Global Astronomy Month Edition 2019" event one day after its debut. Once again we carried out the most democratic project of disseminating astronomy to the general public through the Itinerant Telescope at the Oscar Niemayer Museum, one of the busiest cultural sights in the city of Goiânia. The event was attended by dozens of people, from children to adults, children, parents, mothers and entire families. The telescope was pointed at the moon which was lush and beautiful in its full phase standing out in the sky. In performing such events, the Pleiades... Read More...

May 21

GAM - Itinerant Telescope in the Amazon Park (Global Astronomy Month) - April 18, 2019.

The Astronomia Club Plêiades do Sul made its opening of the edition of the "Global Astronomy Month 2019" by means of one of the most democratic astronomical projects we usually do, the Itinerant Telescope, which aims to bring astronomy closer to the people and bring them the charm of the wonders of our heaven. On April 18, we held the lunar observation event open to the general public in the main square of Parque Amazônia, one of the busiest points in the southern region of Goiânia. Telescopes and binoculars were made available to the general public for Moon observation. Women,... Read More...

May 21

Astroviglia for observation of the southern sky - March 30, 2019

On 30 March 2019, the Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul performed the astroviglia at our new celestial observation point located in the countryside between the border of the municipalities of Goiânia and Senador Canedo to contemplate the wonders of our southern sky. Celestial notes were made via lasers, binocular observations, telescopic observations and astrophotography records of the regions of the constellation Scorpio, Centaurus, Carina, Cruzeiro do Sul and other southern constellations besides the planet Saturn, the planet Jupiter and the magnificent moonrise. This was the official inauguration of the new point of the South Pleiades Astronomy Club, which will be... Read More...

May 21

Astronomy in the Homes (Casa do Pedro) - March 29, 2019

Astronomy in the Homes (Casa do Pedro) - March 29, 2019 The Astronomy Club Plêiades do Sul carried out as usual another edition of the project "Astronomy in the Homes", in which we make visits to the homes of our members to strengthen social bonds and bring people together by promoting a spirit of brotherhood so characteristic of the legacy of astronomy. In this event, we chose the house of one of our members and made for a day the cozy residence an astronomical point for joint observation. This time, the place chosen was the home of our young friend... Read More...

May 20

Message for You generate positive results

Message from essays to you was a success. Approximately 45 students, among CCBEU alumni, our partner where Global Star Party was held this year 2019, the Abdom school in senador canedo through the efforts of our cell and tamben enthusiasts of the club participated with essays Among the elements most present in the messages were possible messages of friendship and cordiality reigned in the submissive simple questions such as: food, tradition, star gazing were highlights besides the great use of the word ET Extra terrestrial, with these tests and their results we will start a program of help for the... Read More...

May 20

10Th Reuniao GAM2019

Ending the Legendary 10th edition of the Global Astronomy Month of Apollo Spirit celebrating the 50th anniversary of humanity's greatest adventure in the conquest of the moon, the Gunstar Team brought together our compatriots, sponsors and directors and commanders for a night of fellowship and friendship. During the dinner held at Mansion 51 area our high-priority events venue Gunstar members their directors and president talked about those years of walking. About the participation of Gunstar in the global month of Astronomy and of course the role of the global month of Astronomy guiding and engaging small amateur organizations of astronomy... Read More...

May 18

Activities in Spain May 2019

Estas son las diferentes actividades que las diferentes asociaciones de España han marcado para este mes de mayo: 2.- Conferencia "El trabajo de la astronomía de las ondas gravitacionales" en la Sociedad de Astronomía de Malagueña. 3.- Segundo curso de iniciación a la astronomía, observación con telescopios y pase de planetario en la Asociación Astronómica de Huesca. 4.- Conferencia "El asombroso viaje de un rayo de sol" en la Asociación Astronómica de Huesca. 4.- Conferencia "50 años de la misión Apolo, un pequeño paso para el hombre" en la Asociación Astronómica de Burgos. 4.- Observaciones guiadas en el observatorio astronómico... Read More...

May 18

Telescópio Itinerante Em Hidrolândia it was a success

First Event opening the works of our cell in Hidrolandia was a success taking advantage of the legendary global month of Astronomy 2019 spirits from Apollo to Gunstar and its cells in the interirores in celebration to the GAM took their guides and equipment by the beautiful duty of approaching the people of Astronomy and of Space. Oficial Video Shot : https://www.facebook.com/GunstarHidrolandia/videos/519549118577225/ Read More...

May 16

"1-minute Astronomy" Vlog Channel (Chinese Version)

" 1-minute Astronomy " series (「天文一分鐘」短片) aims to promote Popular Scienceby sharing astrophotography and basis of Astronomy. As the Producer and Host of the channel, I hope to share this knowledge in a funny way. " ASTROMAN " ( 天文仁 ), as a symbolic character, is uniquely involved in explanating theories and astronomicla phenomenon. Thankfully, from the past 3 months, the channel had sparked heat debates in Hong Kong and nearby countries, and was accumulatively reached 50,000 views on social media. It was an encouraging starting point, and hopefully, in the future, this production can be cooperated in overseas, translating... Read More...

May 16

Seminar: "The Arts and Science of Aurora"

The seminar of "The Arts and Science of Aurora" was successfully held on 26 April 2019 at Hong Kong Space Museum , organized by the Aurora Association . It aimed to promote the Popular Science and Conservation of Arctic Circle by multi-media, such as music, painting and astronomy. Honorably invited as one of the Guest Speaker, it was precious to deliver a lecture about " Explorations of Aurora on Other Planets ". Read More...

May 16

Solar activity on 8th May 2019- IOAS OBSERVATORY

Solar Activities Date: 08.05.2019 Time: 10.50 am Location: IOAS Observatory Equipment: coronado 60 mm double stack solarmax ii, Nikon D3300, Celestron SE mount Credit: Banuka Dimuthu, Jude Vijayanga WIjesekera Read More...

May 14

Tactile planetarium

Woow its amazing that Astronomy for the blind is also being cattered for, how can i get more details about those tactile materials. i have passoin for the people with disability and currently working with a company(BRAILLE PRESS UGANDA LIMITED) that deals with equipment for the disabled, these tactile material for the blind are the real deal for me since i love astronomy and also passion for the blind. Irequest for more information about the tactile planetarium Read More...

May 14

Australia Celebrates GAM 2019 with “The Universe. Yours to discover” Astrophotography Exhibition

“The Universe. Yours to discover” is a collaborative astrophotography exhibition featuring superb astrophotography works by ten of Western Australia's talented astrophotography community, including Carol Redford, James Athanasou, Mark Bridger, Paul Sartory, William Vrbasso, Dr John Goldsmith, Brendan Mitchell, Trevor Lundstrom, Colin Jenkinson and Brett Turner. The exhibition was the first Australian registered Global Astronomy Month initiative for 2019. The three-day event took place 26-28 April 2019, at Westonia, approximately three hours drive east of Perth, Western Australia's capital city. The exhibition featured astro-landscape images primarily of Western Australian locations and also deep-space and high resolution planetary images. This event was... Read More...

May 13

Registration expedition and astrophotography was a success.

Gunstar team of Senador Canedo, Sede, and old Goias together for several points of the beautiful Goias Velho, registering the sky and its points of Low light pollution . Training to operate the telescope, besides searching for educational partnerships with the military college and others. Also made films in time elapsed of the sky and adventures of the group Alpha of the Expedition. Besides inaugurating the first program of the Gunstar team from old Goias to Santa Barbara Astronomica a monthly meeting of observation of the Moon that was born during the Legendary edition of GAM Skys Of Villa Boa... Read More...