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.

Cosmic Treasures coming 9 December 2010 Astronomers Without Borders and the Virtual Telescope Project announce a new online observing event, bringing another unforgettable astronomical experience to participants. Explore the Universe through the Internet, having fun from home while meeting people from around the globe. The Virtual Telescope uses its advanced technologies and broad international experience to offer a memorable journey across space and time. Galaxies, nebulae and clusters of stars will be some of the many beautiful cosmic jewels you will see in real time, with live commentary by astrophysicist Dr. Gianluca Masi. Chat with others online during the event,...

  This event is now over and it was a great success with over 7000 participants from more than 80 countries. Here are some reports on Big Dipper to Southern Cross: Report by Johannes Stubler in Austria Michael White's blog Julio Vanini's report from Nicaragua (Spanish) A souvenir of the event - images from both north and south   Partners   The southern Milky Way can be so bright that on a clear moonless night it will cause shadows, yet it is something people living in the northern hemisphere only hear stories of. In the same way, the beauty and...

On Sept. 25, Astronomers Without Borders and the Virtual Telescope held the first AWB remote observing session. This event is the first of many to be carried out through this new partnership a long-term program of remote observing that brings together AWB Affiliates and friends from around the world to look up and share the sky. The first event was a relatively low-key affair with little advertising but it still drew more than 650 viewers from 45 different countries, making it more than the simple test that was planned. The best represented countries during the event were Italy...

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,...