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Jul 16

Report Stars over the city of Ohrid

Stars over the city of Ohrid Our activities took place in the classroom. A set of videos and pictures, we discovered and analyzed small and large stars. Written, drawn and read on the theme of the Star over the city of Ohrid Read More...

Jul 14

PHYSICS FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION

Space Science Topics include astronomy , celestial bodies and other subjects related to the study of the universe. https://ooudimitarmiladinov.weebly.com/4 viii 1047104510521032104010581040-1048-10551054104410401051104510501059.html# Read More...

Jul 14

The Second Kind of Impossible: Lecture & Book Signing

This talk is about one of the strangest scientific detective stories of the last 50 years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. When leading Princeton physicist Paul Steinhardt began working in the 1980s, scientists thought they knew all the conceivable forms of matter. “The Second Kind of Impossible” is the story of Steinhardt's 35 year-long quest to challenge conventional wisdom. It begins with a curious geometric pattern that inspires two theoretical physicists to propose a radically new type of matter—one that raises the possibility of new materials with never before seen properties, but that violates laws set... Read More...

Jul 14

Space Explorers Camp builds STEM Spyglasses for Ciencia Puerto Rico

On July 11, 2019, the Space Explorers Camp at the Pensacola Mess Hall built 12 more STEM spyglasses for students in the elementary schools of Puerto Rico. These 12 make it 100 spyglasses supplied through Astronomers without Borders to Ciencia PR. The 20x30 refractors come with solar filters for sun spotting, an achromatic lens and 10mm terrestiral objective, and the plans for them are at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.10156000093404302&type=3 We also dedicate a 1973 vintage Celestron C-8 to the Mess Hall for use with their astronomy nights, thanks to a grant from the Pensacola State College and the Escambia Amateur Astronomers. It was... Read More...

Jul 14

Space Explorers Camp builds STEM Spyglasses for Ciencia Puerto Rico

On July 11, 2019, the Space Explorers Camp at the Pensacola Mess Hall built 12 more STEM spyglasses for students in the elementary schools of Puerto Rico. These 12 make it 100 spyglasses supplied through Astronomers without Borders to Ciencia PR. The 20x30 refractors come with solar filters for sun spotting, an achromatic lens and 10mm terrestiral objective, and the plans for them are at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.10156000093404302&type=3 We also dedicate a 1973 vintage Celestron C-8 to the Mess Hall for use with their astronomy nights, thanks to a grant from the Pensacola State College and the Escambia Amateur Astronomers. It was... Read More...

Jul 14

Celebrating the First Moon Landing!

AOYA was Celebrating the 50th anniversary for the first landing on the Moon; on the night of July 12th. 2019 !! Special thanks to; Explore Scientific USA who donated this state-of-the-art telescope & Astronomers Without Borders for their sincere efforts to make our work possible. We'd also like to thank all the people who showed up to the events, and thanks to our location provider; The Book Cafe' in Dream City, Erbil. Eyad S. khailany Founder/Astronomy of Young Astronomy AOYA Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Read More...

Jul 14

On The Moon Again ''Oscar Niemeyer of the Dreamers'' (dos sonhadores)

We thank the Secretary of Culture of the State of Goias and the superintendence of the Centro Cultural Oscar Niemayer for hosting and for helping us promote Cultural Astronomy in the State of Goiás. This Report is for the world to know about the actions made in Goiás by the IGTAC Institute Gunstar Team of Cultural Astronomy during the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Glitter 2019, a world of Adventures. These photos were dubbed the Oscar of Dreamers showing the exotic and beautiful sunset in the winter of our beloved State. Agradecemos a secretaria de cultura do... Read More...

Jul 08

Sun and Moon long kiss eclipse.

In Goiania the solar eclipse reaches 31% at sunset in its maximum length. In an afternoon of Astronomy and Friendship celebrating the opening of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Festival of Shine our organization took adapted binoculars with Astronomical sunscreen, telescopes and sunglasses. The adapted binoculars favored the observation of the Eclipse in a pleasant and comfortable way besides the magnification of the sun in 20x50. About 50 people observed with us during the partial eclipse of the Sun, highlighting a large number of children who simply were stuck with the phenomenon. Links of records :... Read More...

Jul 08

Sun and Moon long kiss eclipse.

In Goiania the solar eclipse reaches 31% at sunset in its maximum length. In an afternoon of Astronomy and Friendship celebrating the opening of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Festival of Shine our organization took adapted binoculars with Astronomical sunscreen, telescopes and sunglasses. The adapted binoculars favored the observation of the Eclipse in a pleasant and comfortable way besides the magnification of the sun in 20x50. About 50 people observed with us during the partial eclipse of the Sun, highlighting a large number of children who simply were stuck with the phenomenon. Links of records :... Read More...

Jun 30

The biggest Astro Adventure of the Year It will start in Goias

Begins July 2 the sixth edition of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goiás, the Glitter Festival, (Glitter Festival A world of Adventures). Festival that celebrates the arrival of winter, the dry season, represented in the cultures of its peoples as life and death. The 2 seasons feature different from what they are in the U.S. and most countries to the north with their 4 seasons well defined. Here are the 2 features '' the rains and the drought ''. During the rains it is hot and stuffy all the time, and during the Drought the day is hot... Read More...

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...