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GAM2010 offers you a great opportunity to discover our place in the Universe from the comfort of your home. Thanks to the cutting-edge technology of the Virtual Telescope Project, we will observe and share live images of the Moon, Saturn, comets and asteroids in real time with commentary by our astrophysicists. You will be able to share your comments with friends from around the world through the live chat that will be provided.

Across the Solar System supports the goals of GAM and AWB by demonstrating how technology can be used by anyone to discover the beauty and wonders of the Universe. You are invited to meet at a remote telescope, crossing borders and sharing the excitement of the live event from your own home. It's a chance to feel like a scientist while having fun with new friends from around the world.

Date: 22 April 2010
Time: 21.00 UT

Go to the Virtual Telescope event site for more information.

 

Projects

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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