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Water, Water

Image courtesy of NASA: Artist’s conception of a protoplanetary disk.   ‘Water’ seems a fitting title of this rhyme on something vital for the beings we take care of and the others we’re aware of. Life on Earth depends on...

22 October

Dan Durda - AstroArtist of the Month (October 2014)

Dan Durda is a self-proclaimed Renaissance man. Scientist, artist, spelunker, pilot, he even has an asteroid named after him (6141 Durda). This month, especially for AWB, Dan writes candid articles about how arts and science came together for him naturally...

16 October

Astrotourism 2014 (4)

  This urban astrohaiga with an image including the Super-Moon over Targoviste (former Capital of the Romanian Land) was taken by Valentin Grigore in 10 August 2014 and represents an invitation to visit a few new cosmopoetry projects on astrotourism,...

16 October

Opening a Digital Pandora's Box

Title: “Mars Landing: Heading for the High Ground by Dan Durda” Caption: “A little Photoshop makeover and Death Valley's Mars Hill becomes... Mars! I used a panorama of a couple images I took during our IAAA Death Valley workshop in...

16 October

Telescope to Tanzania Update

This summer after hearing of the Telescopes to Tanzania project, Bill Pothen of Racine, Wisconsin, US decided that he would donate his 12" telescope. However, after being in storage for many years, it needed some tender-loving care. On the weekend...

14 October

A Year of My Sky

Every month on my horizon, I welcome new friends. We meet, we talk, I watch them go and seek who now ascends. In January when it's frosty chill, the pale Pollux comes out with cold Castor, I watch them from...

07 October

Got GAM Photos?

  Calling All GAM Attendees In preparation for the upcoming 2015 GAM, we are putting together a promotional video trailer. And we need YOUR participation! If you have photos or videos (less than one mintue clips) of events in your...

21 October

The Solar System - by Kathleen Horner

  Photo by Kathleen Horner Our Solar System To be or not to be, that is the question concerning the number of planets in our Solar System. Pluto has taken a beating over the years as it was once considered...

16 October

All These Worlds...

Title: “Beach by Dan Durda” Caption: “Sunrise on a very distant beach.”   Otherworldly planetary landscapes and their alien biotas fill my space artwork thanks to a nearly life-long fascination with the idea that we might live in a galaxy...

16 October

My (Non)-Tradtional Path to Space Art

Title: “New Horizons by Dan Durda” Caption: “Completed for the New Horizons mission to Pluto before the spacecraft was even built and launched. This was my guess at some of the interesting geological features and activity that we might see...

15 October

Lunar Eclipse, October 2014

How bright the full moon! Coming out of her eclipse, Unhurt by shadow. Photo of October 8, 2014 total lunar eclipse taken with Canon EOS T2i camera.

09 October

Autumn Summitry

Unable to decide If it were yet Time for the year to turn To summer-set, The Sky and Ocean held A tête-à-tête Off the horizon where They always met. Old Ocean dragged his heels And threw his weight, To put...

02 October