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Technology can allow people to discover the beauty and wonders of the heavens, allowing them to meet at a remote telescope, crossing borders and sharing the excitement of discovery from their own homes. Discover what remote astronomy can do for you with using state-of-the-art equipment.

Write Your Name in the Sky is an online event where people from around the world can meet over the Internet. We will hunt for asteroids in real time, making the images available to our virtual guests who will have a chance to discover a previously unknown solar system object! The first to report a confirmed discovery will be included in the official report as co-discoverer of the asteroid. So join us for a a chance to.. Write Your Name in the Sky!

Date: 15 April 2010
Time: 21.30 UT

Go to the Virtual Telescope event site for more information.

 

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Online observing

Online Observing sessions bring the fun and excitement of observing to AWB groups and individuals worldwide. Online Observing sessions feature remote observing facilities around the world and specially our collaborator Virtual Observatory , Italy with live commentary by astrophysicist Dr. Gianluca Masi and a live chat box to ask questions and talk with others. Join in and share the fun with others around the world. Past Events: Cosmic Treasures - 9 Dec. 2010, 22:00 UT AWB and the Virtual Telescope Project announce a new online observing event, bringing another unforgettable astronomical experience to participants. Explore the Universe through the Internet,...
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Eclipses Without Borders

Eclipses without Borders (EwB) is a new AWB project designed to make it easier for amateur astronomy groups and the public worldwide to experience the beauty and wonder of solar and lunar eclipses. It will also provide an avenue to enable eclipse viewers to record and share their experiences. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Earth and the Sun. This is a rare event, happening only once in a few years; and because the area where the Sun is totally eclipsed is small, people must travel long distances to observe one. The EwB project will...
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