Astronomers Without Borders is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing people together from around the world through our common interest in astronomy. We have programs underway and in development with partners worldwide, including Global Astronomy Month - the world's largest celebration of astronomy - which builds on the unprecedented attention paid to astronomy during the International Year of Astronomy 2009.  All programs are worldwide, accessible to anyone, and intended to connect us all through our common interest in the night sky and our place in the Universe.

Your support can help us continue what we do, and enable so much more . Be a part of the Astronomers Without Borders worldwide effort. Help build bridges between countries and cultures - through the sky.

How can you help while becoming a part of the growing worldwide astronomy community?

Membership
Join us.  Become a member.
Free Regular Membership to become a part of the community.
Supporting Memberships at various levels to help AWB and others.
Your choice. Open to all individuals and astronomy-related groups.

Equipment Donation
Do you have equipment in good condition you no longer use?
Donate your used equipment to AWB.

Donation
Want to help but don't want to join?  Donate.

Founder's Circle
An opportunity to help AWB transform to a professionally-run, fully-staffed organization
with sufficient resources to enhance and expand AWB programs into the future.
Find out more about the AWB Founder's Circle.

Sponsorship
Associate your company with the leading organization in worldwide astronomy programs.
Sponsor AWB or an individual program such as Global Astronomy Month.

For more information and questions about suupporting Astronomers Without Borders, contact President Mike Simmons

Astronomers Without Borders is a California-based tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.

About AWB

Astronomers Without Borders is a global astronomy community. Astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others worldwide come together in programs based on our common interest in astronomy.

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Join Astronomers Without Borders worldwide astronomy community. Get the latest news and program updates, and take part. Join as an individual or affiliate group, or donate to become a sponsor or supporter.

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May 24

Opposition of Mars May 22, 2016

The opposition of Mars means when the red planet and the sun are on opposite sides of the sky. Mars looks in the east at sunset, amounting almost to be above our heads at midnight, and glows a bright orange... Read More...

May 23

Night of Museums 2016 - Sidewalk Astronomy

On May 21, in collaboration with the History Museum in Ramnicu Valcea, Romania, we attended the Night of Museums. People have witnessed multimedia presentations on astronomical topics, then they made observations by telescope. Read More...

May 22

Tránsito de Mercurio 2016 desde el Táchira - Venezuela

A pesar de las condiciones meteorológicas Mercurio se deja ver Tránsito del planeta más cercano al sol desde la UNET El pasado 9 de mayo el Centro Astronómico Caronte de la Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira tuvo la oportunidad de... Read More...

Current Projects & Events

Global Astronomy Month 2016

Global Astronomy Month (GAM), organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2016 brings new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate Astronomers Without Borders' motto One People, One Sky.
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Global Astronomy Month 2015

Global Astronomy Month (GAM), organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2015 will bring new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate Astronomers Without Borders' motto One People, One Sky . See below for GAM programs and GAM-related news (coming soon). Some important dates are on the Program Schedule now, with n ew programs being added all the time.
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