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Are you having a Mars observation event? Share Mars with your community and around the world on July 28, 2018. Register your event here .

Modern digital mobile devices have advanced to the point that it is possible to snap pleasing images of the starry skies. Using nothing more than a simple smartphone, you can capture surprisingly detailed wide-angle photographs of not only the brightest stars, constellations and planets, but also the fainter background Milky Way, meteors and aurora too. While your photos won't match the Hubble Space Telescope or those taken by astrophotography professionals using advanced DSLR camera setups, you can create pleasing night sky portraits no matter where you live– with just your phone and a few simple tricks. Here are 5 key...

The Great American Eclipse 2017 is almost upon us and AWB has so many programs that you can participate in. Check them all out!

Astronomers Without Borders is excited to implement the Building on the Eclipse Education program, in partnership with Astronomical Society of the Pacific and Science Technology Advanced Resource, Inc., through the generous support of Google. The program is designed to allow educators and their audiences to take a voyage of discovery using sunlight. Inspired by the total solar eclipse this August, you can continue to “look up” and learn more about the nearest star, our Sun. Join us in a network of educators and scientists to connect people through astronomy! This free program provides: Educational resources that address Next Generation Science...

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Jul 22

My First Attempts of Photographing the Moon

For several weeks now, I have been trying to attempt amateur astrophotography. I tried to build a cell phone adapter...

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Jul 22

Astro Fest 2018

This was a great event out at the Lake Afton Public Observatory. There had to be around 500 guests. We...

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Jul 21

Palestine Holds the World's Largest Astrophotography Camp Near the Dead Sea

On Thursday, 12 July , photographers both Palestinians and internationals headed to the Dead Sea desert in order to take...

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Jul 21

Palestine Holds the World's Largest Astrophotography Camp Near the Dead Sea

On Thursday, 12 July , photographers both Palestinians and internationals headed to the Dead Sea desert in order to take...

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Jul 21

Palestine Holds the World's Largest Astrophotography Camp Near the Dead Sea

On Thursday, 12 July , photographers both Palestinians and internationals headed to the Dead Sea desert in order to take...

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Jul 18

bright star-like light from lagoon nebula area

Hi All, Wondering if anyone else saw a bright star-like light coming from very close to or from the Lagoon...

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Jul 16

Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series

We started the event with 3 Astronomy 101 presentations with 253 participants in attendance. During the presentations we gave an...

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Jul 13

Glitter Festival 2018'' keep following the brightness of the stars - strike up in Goias.

The Festival of Shine is a regional copy of the Global Astronomy Month, held every year in the winter since...

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Jul 10

My First Observation of Venus

On July 8th, 2018, I saw the planet Venus for the first time. With my reflector telescope and clear skies...

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Current Projects & Events

Mars: Red Planet Rising

Mankind has dreamed about visiting our red neighbour and now you can give others the experience from Earth! 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 Mars out in the sky share what's happening and what you know about this amazing planet and the big event taking place. Register your event so others know where to find you, and earn a personalized participation certificate and a chance to win a t-shirt . Your event will also be featured on the AWB...
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