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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...

May 09

GAM 2019 by NEOA-JBS

During the GAM 2019 our local group, NEOA-JBS, organized four meetings in Abril 3, 10, 17 and 24. On April 3 we present three talks: (1) How "Global Astronomy Month" begun? (2) Stephen Hawking (3) Olympic Moment: Question about celestial sphere On April 10 four talks were present: (1) The first IAU's event about amateur astronomers (2) SONEAR Observatory (3) "Amateur Astronomy" and "Professional Astronomy" - can you discern the difference? (4) Amateurs astronomers and outreach During April 17's meeting talks were about ethnoastronomy as follows: (1) Tupi-guarani astronomy (2) Andean astronomy (3) "Zodiacal" astronomy On April 24 another three... Read More...

May 08

Palestine’s First Astro-Photography Exhibition Held in Bethlehem

The Peace Centre in Bethlehem hosted on the 4 th of May, the first Astrophotography Exhibition in Palestine which continued until the evening of May 5 th . The event was held in conjunction with launching of the Palestinian Astronomical Society in its grand opening as guided tours were conducted by members of the Society to spread awareness on the achieved activities and upcoming events. The opening ceremony was attended by a variety of dignitaries and key figures such as Minister of Tourism Ms.Rola Ma'ayah, Bethlehem Governor Mr. Kamel Hameed , Director of Ministry of Culture Mr.Zuhair Eltmeizi and Director... Read More...

May 08

IAU-100 endorsed project "Places connected to the Sky"

Participate in our global community project Places Conntected to the Sky , which is part of the “100 Years: Under One Sky” celebration of the #IAU! There are many ways in which locations can be connected to the sky, you can browse leading examples on our website As an IAU100 Endorsed Project "Pc2S" provides extra means to achieve the IAU100 main goals and objectives. It aims to raise awareness that astronomy represents a rich and significant aspect of cultural and natural heritage. It encourages the general public worldwide to engage with their local astronomy-related places and to present them alongside... Read More...

May 07

Thank You AWB!!

Many months ago, our only scope suffered some damage that was beyond any reapire. We felt that our efforts to educate the public in astronomy had come to an end. We lost all hope as it was, and still is, almost impossible to get a new scope! But thanks to Astromomers Without Borders sincere efforts and care, an excellent scope was donated to us through Expolore Scientific. We couldn't have imagined to receive a replacement far superior to what we had lost. Our dreams have just come true! Only today and after more than a month, our tideus attempts to... Read More...

May 06

SPACE Chennai - Zero Shadow Day ( GAM 2019)

Event Date: 24.04.19 On 24th April, 2019 SPACE Chennai had conducted a zero shadow day experiment at College Of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy during the local noon 12:07 pm. About Zero shadow day: During sunrise and sunset, we will have a long shadow of an object but at noontime, we will have the shortest shadow of that day. But specifically during summers, we will have even shorter shadows facing towards south at local noon and during winter we will have slightly longer shadows facing towards the north at local noon. This gives rise to two days in a year where... Read More...

May 06

SPACE Chennai - ASTROART CONTEST - GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH 2019

Event Date: 19.04.2019 Chennai Students Astroart Competition: SPACE, as the pioneer in Astronomy education in India are celebrating Global Astronomy Month (GAM) 2019 is celebrated by Astronomers Without Borders (AWB), worldwide. The celebration by SPACE India is to bring new ideas and opportunities for people to participate in, strengthening AWB's motto, One People, One Sky. As a part of Global Astronomy Month SPACE Chennai has conducted an Inter School Astro Art Contest for Senior Category of students between Grade 8 to Grade 12 in regional level on 16th April 2019 at Sindhi Model Senior Secondary School with a participation of... Read More...

May 06

SPACE Chennai - Chennai Astronomy Week(13th to 14th April 2019) (GAM 2019)

SPACE Chennai Celebrates Chennai Astronomy Week as a part of Global Astronomy Month 2019. About SPACE: SPACE is a pioneer organization working towards the development of Astronomy and space science since 2001.SPACE has successfully implemented astronomy and space science curriculum in the Indian education system. In this context, we have developed a variety of astronomy and space science educational concepts through astronomy projects, sessions, tutorials and modules based on school curriculum for education, catering to requirements of schools & students in India. About Global Astronomy Month (GAM): Global Astronomy Month (GAM) 2019 is celebrated by Astronomers without Borders (AWB), worldwide.... Read More...