To celebrate Global Astronomy Month, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and NASA invite you to share your own views of the universe in this exciting astrophotography contest. The images that YOU take using online robotic telescopes could be featured on the Observing With NASA home page !

Live at 20:00 UT April 29, 2011 with composer Giovanni Renzo The new edition of the “Cosmic Concert,” an online musical performance for GAM 2012, is based on the music composed by the Italian pianist and composer Giovanni Renzo. Renzo has worked for a long time with the relationship between music and astronomy (such as star maps changing into scores or compositions based on the beat of the pulsar); and for the last three years he has been invited by Astronomers Without Borders to perform his works live during Global Astronomy Month. This online event is now one of the...

Over the past several years, amateur and professional astronomers around the world have been tearing down the borders in the area of people with disabilities.  Many planetariums, astronomy organizations and individuals have focused on solutions for making star parties, hands-on activities and presentations accessible to people who have visual, hearing, mobility or cognitive disabilities. Astronomers Without Borders has contacted many of these visionary people for the purpose of helping educate others as to the various disabilities and the best ways to relate astronomy concepts to them.  With the help of authors and successful organizations, AWB has compiled resources for educators...

The Planetarium Working Group is dedicated to gathering, sharing and creating activities in planetariums. The project Planetarians Without Borders, launched during Global Astronomy Month, April 2011, and focuses on bringing together planetarium professionals around the globe in ongoing programs and events meant to be sustainable even beyond GAM.  

29 April at 23.00 UT If you have been waiting for your turn to leave for an unforgettable cruise across space and time, Global Astronomy Month (GAM2012) is bringing to you the right chance! Fasten your seat belt and fly to the stars, just connecting with your computer to this web page! Meet other friends online and share your thoughts with them. The Universe will look as never seen before, are you ready? To join this free event, you will just need to access the Virtual Telescope webpage at the date and time shown above.