Hubble AP ContestApril 4 thru May 31

Teachers - Get your class involved using this specially designed AstroPoetry student activity!

 Unhurt by Shadow

By Bob Eklund, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

How bright the full moon
Coming out of her eclipse
Unhurt by shadow.

From the book “First Star I See Tonight: A Celebration of Wonder,” copyright 2007 by Robert L. Eklund.


 The GAM 2014 Astro Poetry Contest is now closed for submissions. Thank you for all of your contributions. Our judges are reviewing them now and we will announce the winners as soon as possible.

The contest is intended for children, teenagers, and adults, worldwide. There will be three categories:

1. Children grades 1-6

2. Children & Young Adults grades 7-12

3. Open (Adults)

When submitting your poem, please use the submission form and include your name, city and country of origin, email address, mailing address where you can be contacted, and your category.

To be judged in the contest, poems must be in English. If the poem was originally written in another language, the original may be included for reference along with the English version, if the poet so desires.

 

Poems may be on any astronomy, night sky, or space-related subject.

 

Poems may be in any style or form. It is preferred that they be less than 30 lines in length.

 

The contest winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Prizes to be announced later.

 

Astronomers Without Borders would like to thank the following sponsors for donating prizes for this contest:

Sky and Telescope

Babak Tafreshi

Sydney Observatory

Wally Pacholka

 

Share a line of your poem with or without an image on Facebook or  Tweet using #GAM2014 (@gam_awb).

 

Date

Program

March 10 thru April 22  International Earth and Sky Photo Contest
March 24 thru April 28 IASC Asteroid Search Campaign
April 1 Online Messier Marathon (Online Observing Event)
April 4 thru May 31  GAM 2014 AstroPoetry Contest
April 5 Global Star Party
April 6 Near Earth Asteroid Observing
April 8 The Night of the Red Planet (Online Observing Event)
April 9 Google Hangout: Australian Aboriginal Astronomy, Art, and Music
April 10 Vesta Watch (Online Observing Event)
April 11 Mars Watch
April 12 Astro Concert 'Aurora Borealis'
April 13 OPTICKS
April 13 Vesta Watch
April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse
April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse (Online Observing Event)
April 20 thru April 25 Lyrid Watch
April 20 thru April 26 International Dark Skies Week
April 20 thru April 29 Globe at Night
April 21 Stars For All (Online Observing Event) RESCHEDULED
April 22 Google Hangout: CRaTER Live
April 26 Americas Regional Hangout
April 27 SunDay
April 28 Cosmic Concert
 April 29 Annular Solar Eclipse
April 29 Solar Eclipse (Online Observing Event)
May 1 GAM AstroArt: Touching the Moon with Art & Footsteps BONUS PROGRAM
TBD Google Hangout: Dark Skies and AstroArts POSTPONED


Astronomers Without Borders encourages you to engage more of your community. For information on how to include people with disabilities at your events check out our People With Disabilities Astronomy Resources.  

Date

Program

April 5 Global Star Party
April 11 Mars Watch
April 13 Vesta Watch
April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse
April 20 thru April 25 Lyrid Watch
April 20 thru April 29 Globe at Night
April 27 SunDay
April 29 Annular Solar Eclipse


Astronomers Without Borders encourages you to engage more of your community. For information on how to include people with disabilities at your events check out our People With Disabilities Astronomy Resources.

Date

Program

March 10 thru April 22 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest
April 20 thru April 26 International Dark Skies Week
April 20 thru April 29 Globe at Night
TBD Google Hangout: Dark Skies and AstroArts POSTPONED

Date

Program

April 1 thru May 31 GAM 2014 AstroPoetry Contest
April 9 Google Hangout: Australian Aboriginal Astronomy, Art, and Music 
April 12 Astro Concert 'Aurora Borealis'
April 13 OPTICKS
April 22 Google Hangout: CRaTER Live
April 28 Cosmic Concert
TBD Google Hangout: Dark Skies and AstroArts POSTPONED


Astronomers Without Borders encourages you to engage more of your community. For information on how to include people with disabilities at your events check out our People With Disabilities Astronomy Resources.