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GAM 2013 logo 200Mark your calendars for GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH 2013! Every April, Astronomers without Borders coordinates GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH (GAM), bringing together about 30 programs that are free to the worldwide public to share the excitement of astronomy. There’s something for everyone: watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower on April 20-22, do some online stargazing from the comfort of your home with one of our remote observing events, enjoy the online Cosmic Concert, write and read AstroPoetry, and shut off the lights on April 20 for the World Night in Defense of Starlight. Visit the GAM calendar, and spread the word about these stellar events!


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Erika Blumenfeld: AstroArtist of the Month (Blog 2 of 4)

Erika Blumenfeld Title: Untitled (Antarctica, 30 January 2009, 16:51:41 GMT) Date: 2009 Medium: Archival digital pigment print Size: 40x60 inches (101.6 x 152.4 cm)  Description: In January 2009, Blumenfeld was invited to Antarctica for a six-week artist-in-residence. Living and working...

14 January

Ode to the ISS

We earthbound look up and wave at the light With moments to ponder your circling flight. Observing while floating from gravity free, Humanity hungers to see what you see. Imagining life in a box in the sky as Mechanical, stressful,...

10 January


As a new-born star That is learning to convert Its matter to waves.

06 January

Joy to the Worlds

In each galaxy, A trillion new wonders wait… Joy to all the worlds!   This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the galaxy IC 335 in front of a backdrop of distant galaxies. IC 335 is part of a...

29 December 2014


“Even if things have a given measure, / it is known that their shadow depends on the Sun.” (Zigmund Tauberg) “Who am really I? / Maybe a comet crumbled near the Sun…” (Tit Tihon) “Just our / somnambulistic dreams /...

22 December 2014

Barbara de Ligt (Part 3) - AstroArtist of the Month, December 2014

My newest painting, 80x80 cm, oil on canvas, finished 14 Dec 2014:   Before and after:     Start-up with a sketch on paper, followed by painting the canvas black with 1 acrylic layer and 1 oil layer. After that,...

18 December 2014

To jail on december 14 2014 !,

Hi, Last december 14th, I went to  a prison (Marneffe, Liege province). We were 3 from various clubs (me, Linda and Serge) to pass the checkpoint an go to a place with a noth-west free sky visibiliy (there are lots...

12 January

Erika Blumenfeld: AstroArtist of the Month (Blog 1of 4)

Erika Blumenfeld Title: Light Recording: Spring 2005 Date: 2005 Medium: Chromogenic prints, aluminum panels, laminate Size: 30x40 inches (76.2x101.6 cm)  Description: In Light Recording: Spring 2005, Blumenfeld documented the 93 days between the vernal equinox (March 20, 2005) and...

06 January


Through these haiga (taken at the Priseaca Lake near Targoviste and from the Basarab Bridge in Bucharest) we invite you to visit three celestial-aquatic projects made by SARM: More Than A Folkloric Eclipse Romanian Legendary Rivers Fishing For...

31 December 2014

Even Polaris

Hearing things tonight: At the back of the north wind Something is coming! Behind the north wind All the stars are trembling— Even Polaris.

22 December 2014


The two imagines represent a sunrise in Bucharest (New Times Bridge over the Dambovita River) and a (-5) Gemind fireball taken at Cote 1000, Sinaia, Meridional Carpathians (where Valentin Grigore organized a mini-camp for the observation of the Geminid meteor...

22 December 2014


This haiga around the most beautiful constellation, Orion, represents just the prologue of our invitation to visit the last international superproject made by SARM and Friends (organizers: counselors Valentin Grigore and Arlene Carol, web designer Florin Alexandru Stancu, secretary Alexandru...

18 December 2014