NEW: Eclipse Glasses Redistribution Program
Astronomers Without Borders will be announcing a program to collect eclipse glasses for distribution to other countries for future eclipses. Hold on to your glasses! Ask the company or organization you got them from if they will be taking part. We will announce details soon after the eclipse. We have corporate partners who will be receiving and processing them for us. Please DO NOT send them to AWB! Sign up for our newsletter for more details or follow us on Facebook.

The Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn turned its camera back towards Earth on July 19*, giving Earthlings a new view of our home planet. Dubbed The Day the Earth Smiled , it was a time to focus on Saturn with telescope viewing and other activities. In collaboration with Cassini's imaging team leader, Carolyn Porco, Astronomers Without Borders gathered photos of Saturn, not as big telescopes see it but as ordinary people do. Pictures captured Saturn as a "star" in the sky along with the observers' surroundings, observing activities, people posing with a photo or model of Saturn, and more, all in...

  Jun 18, 2013: A Day to Celebrate the Pale Blue Dot - On July 19, 2013, Cassini's cameras will be turned in the direction of the sun and will capture the Earth, alongside Saturn and its rings, in an event that will mark the first time Earthlings will know in advance their picture will be taken from a billion miles away. For updates on the activities taking place on this day, go here . (Press release can be found here .) June 18, 2013 Over fifty years of traveling invisible interplanetary highways around our solar system, and nearly a...

When the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn takes its historic portrait of Earth on 19 July* the world will be watching. Join Astronomers Without Borders in showing Saturn to as many people as possible. Do you remember the feeling you had the first time you saw the ringed planet through a telescope? Give others the same experience during this historic event! Create an event and take your telescope out with friends, family, or your local astronomy club. Even if you don't have a telescope you can still point Saturn out in the sky share what's happening and what you know about...

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