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Astronomy enthusiasts love to share their passion for astronomy with others, and to encourage others to make the night sky a part of their lives. Resource-sharing programs provide the opportunity to share knowledge, experience, digital materials, printed matter, equipment, and more. Whether it’s basic necessities for astronomy clubs, materials for schools in need, or sharing the experiences of different cultures, we all have resources that are treasures to others.

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Sep 12

A Letter from Astronomy Ambassador Eliatosha

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 11, 2019 at 11:54 PM This just in from Eliatosha Maleko, instructor at Ilboru Primary School and Astronomy Ambassador for MMAO, his summary of the month...

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Sep 09

Importance of Good Recordkeeping in Science

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 7, 2019 at 3:43 AM Wednesday, September 4, Zacharia and Pendaeli opened the observatory for a survey of four stars. The goal was to establish...

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Sep 09

Astronomy Ambassador Elineema Reflects

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 7, 2019 at 3:22 AM Elineema Nassary describes the thirty days of our working together as follows. "I experienced many things during the mounting of ...

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Sep 02

First Double Star Viewed!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 1, 2019 Two nights ago Zacharia and Pendaeli attended the observatory in order to establish four stars in the "home" position of the 12" telescope for...

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Aug 31

A Letter from Astronomy Ambassador Zacharia

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - August 29, 2019 at 3:27 PM From the airport in Nairobi, I reached out to the ambassadors asking for their experience in the thirty days working to...

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Aug 29

Asante Sana Chuck & Sue Ruehle, Kai Staats, and Astronomers Without Borders

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - August 26, 2019 at 4:25 AM In the summer of 2010 Sue and Chuck Ruehle traveled from Wisconsin to Northern Tanzania, and brought with them three 50mm...

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