Here are the winners of the GAM 2016 contest! Congratulations to all! Click on each to enlarge them. Under 6 years old category: Maxymilian Westphal The Galaxy 1st place Spain, Tenerife Valentin Tenev Perseids 2nd Place Bulgaria Dhriv Batra Angry Red Planet-Mars 3rd Place New Delhi 7-11 years old category Subhra Sahoo Solar System Family 1st place New Delhi Aakriti Bhargava A step taken to another world 2nd Place New Delhi Paavni Goswami BEAUTY OF SPACE 3rd Place New Delhi 11-14 years old category Anant Devnath Human on the moon 1st place New Delhi Ishaan Nagpal The Diverse Universe 2nd...

AWB is pairing up with AAVSO (American Association of Variable Star Observing) to bring you an exciting program! In this Summer (northern hemisphere)/ Winter (southern hemisphere) season and with instructions provided , you will be able to find and observe a cepheid star! Delta Cephei can be found in the Northern Hemisphere and l Carinae can be found in the Southern Hemisphere. Over time you will be able to see these stars vary in brightness! If you have any questions, visit our forum and ask your questions, we have highly experienced observers to help - Joan Chamberlin and Sebastian Otero...

Last year, the Astronomical League of the Philippines, Inc. (ALP) was highly involved in Global Astronomy Month. Their activities included events to raise awareness about light pollution, as well as solar observations and stargazing events. This year, they have similar plans. “We want to teach the public astronomy awareness and let them appreciate the beauty of the universe,” said James Kevin Ty, President and chairman of ALP. Ty said that engaging in GAM and other public astronomy events is especially important for him and the ALP. The League wants to help everyone learn about the universe, especially those thinking that...