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Member Reports from Instituto Gunstar de Astronomia cultural

Sep 12

Goias State Astronomy Festival It was a success.

Goias State Astronomy Festival It was a success. Name: Glitter Festival 2019 Adventure World 6 Edition Start: 02/07 Closing 09/10 Official Events: 02/07 Eclipse of the Sun Meeting (60 people) 07/07 Glitter Go University Square. (150 people) 12/07 On the Moon Again (500 people 2 days) 16/07 Concealment of the Planet of the Rings (saturn) (3 people) 07/16 Partial Eclipse of the Moon (100 people) 17/07 Glitter Go Hydroland (250 people) 27/07 Message to You (Old Goias (90 people) 08/03 Glitter Go, Area 51 Townhouse (200 people) 08/04 5th Week of Astro Adventures in Alto Paraiso (200 people) 08/08 Rain... Read More...

Jul 18

Partial Eclipse of the Moon

Partial Eclipse of the Moon in Goiás was a beautiful spectacle, with great attendance of the public even in a commercial day besides widespread publicity in the media. Our meeting was on the hill of the Alem a tourist spot in our capital that leaves us facing the eastern horizon perfect for lunar observations in its full phase. Gunstar oficial Astro Video Shot : https://www.facebook.com/GunstarTeam/videos/370093700375832/ Record tv Goias Video shot : https://www.facebook.com/GunstarTeam/videos/2301088503487198/ Live Facebook Video Shot: https://www.facebook.com/GunstarTeam/videos/369370533617559/ Read More...

Jul 18

Partial Eclipse of the Moon

Partial Eclipse of the Moon in Goiás was a beautiful spectacle, with great attendance of the public even in a commercial day besides widespread publicity in the media. Our meeting was on the hill of the Alem a tourist spot in our capital that leaves us facing the eastern horizon perfect for lunar observations in its full phase. Read More...

Jul 18

Hiding from the planet of the Rings.

Records of the occultation of Saturn in Goias by Gunstar Team Institute. At a registration event during the Astronomy Festival of Goias. Video shot : https://www.facebook.com/GunstarTeam/videos/1604902269639736/ Read More...

Jul 17

On the moon Again Final Report.

With the festivities of 50 years of the Apollo missions foreshadowing the mission Arthemis we can conclude that our participation was passionate, dynamic, and of course a success. Our target audience estimate was 500 people number that was surpassed on the first day of the Event. We sought to hold the event in a place that was faithful to the moment and the chosen one was the Monument to the Human Rights of the Cultural Center Oscar Niermayer that is the largest reference of place for the Culture in Goias. Sunset epic, presentations and samples such as Space Shuttlers and... Read More...

Jul 14

On The Moon Again ''Oscar Niemeyer of the Dreamers'' (dos sonhadores)

We thank the Secretary of Culture of the State of Goias and the superintendence of the Centro Cultural Oscar Niemayer for hosting and for helping us promote Cultural Astronomy in the State of Goiás. This Report is for the world to know about the actions made in Goiás by the IGTAC Institute Gunstar Team of Cultural Astronomy during the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Glitter 2019, a world of Adventures. These photos were dubbed the Oscar of Dreamers showing the exotic and beautiful sunset in the winter of our beloved State. Agradecemos a secretaria de cultura do... Read More...

Jul 08

Sun and Moon long kiss eclipse.

In Goiania the solar eclipse reaches 31% at sunset in its maximum length. In an afternoon of Astronomy and Friendship celebrating the opening of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Festival of Shine our organization took adapted binoculars with Astronomical sunscreen, telescopes and sunglasses. The adapted binoculars favored the observation of the Eclipse in a pleasant and comfortable way besides the magnification of the sun in 20x50. About 50 people observed with us during the partial eclipse of the Sun, highlighting a large number of children who simply were stuck with the phenomenon. Links of records :... Read More...

Jul 08

Sun and Moon long kiss eclipse.

In Goiania the solar eclipse reaches 31% at sunset in its maximum length. In an afternoon of Astronomy and Friendship celebrating the opening of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goias the Festival of Shine our organization took adapted binoculars with Astronomical sunscreen, telescopes and sunglasses. The adapted binoculars favored the observation of the Eclipse in a pleasant and comfortable way besides the magnification of the sun in 20x50. About 50 people observed with us during the partial eclipse of the Sun, highlighting a large number of children who simply were stuck with the phenomenon. Links of records :... Read More...

Jun 30

The biggest Astro Adventure of the Year It will start in Goias

Begins July 2 the sixth edition of the Astronomy Festival of the State of Goiás, the Glitter Festival, (Glitter Festival A world of Adventures). Festival that celebrates the arrival of winter, the dry season, represented in the cultures of its peoples as life and death. The 2 seasons feature different from what they are in the U.S. and most countries to the north with their 4 seasons well defined. Here are the 2 features '' the rains and the drought ''. During the rains it is hot and stuffy all the time, and during the Drought the day is hot... Read More...

May 24

AWB Brazil is ON at Facebook

AWB BRAZIL IS ON: https://www.facebook.com/AWBBrazil/ The Astronomer without boards page is linked on facebook. We will soon update youtube channels and instagram as well. In the Gunstar Team we will initially manage the page by adding all the representatives of small clubs and entities that participate or feel like participating. What motivated us to take this initiative was that Gunstar received from Astronomers without frontiers, guidance and organization to promote events of international engagement a kind of training, a vote of confidence, contrary to what we have for national entities that are most concerned about the bureaucracy, and what Gunstar... Read More...

May 20

Message for You generate positive results

Message from essays to you was a success. Approximately 45 students, among CCBEU alumni, our partner where Global Star Party was held this year 2019, the Abdom school in senador canedo through the efforts of our cell and tamben enthusiasts of the club participated with essays Among the elements most present in the messages were possible messages of friendship and cordiality reigned in the submissive simple questions such as: food, tradition, star gazing were highlights besides the great use of the word ET Extra terrestrial, with these tests and their results we will start a program of help for the... Read More...

May 20

10Th Reuniao GAM2019

Ending the Legendary 10th edition of the Global Astronomy Month of Apollo Spirit celebrating the 50th anniversary of humanity's greatest adventure in the conquest of the moon, the Gunstar Team brought together our compatriots, sponsors and directors and commanders for a night of fellowship and friendship. During the dinner held at Mansion 51 area our high-priority events venue Gunstar members their directors and president talked about those years of walking. About the participation of Gunstar in the global month of Astronomy and of course the role of the global month of Astronomy guiding and engaging small amateur organizations of astronomy... Read More...

May 18

Telescópio Itinerante Em Hidrolândia it was a success

First Event opening the works of our cell in Hidrolandia was a success taking advantage of the legendary global month of Astronomy 2019 spirits from Apollo to Gunstar and its cells in the interirores in celebration to the GAM took their guides and equipment by the beautiful duty of approaching the people of Astronomy and of Space. Oficial Video Shot : https://www.facebook.com/GunstarHidrolandia/videos/519549118577225/ Read More...

May 13

Registration expedition and astrophotography was a success.

Gunstar team of Senador Canedo, Sede, and old Goias together for several points of the beautiful Goias Velho, registering the sky and its points of Low light pollution . Training to operate the telescope, besides searching for educational partnerships with the military college and others. Also made films in time elapsed of the sky and adventures of the group Alpha of the Expedition. Besides inaugurating the first program of the Gunstar team from old Goias to Santa Barbara Astronomica a monthly meeting of observation of the Moon that was born during the Legendary edition of GAM Skys Of Villa Boa... Read More...

Apr 27

Observação solar e Lunar no Colégio Razão it was a success

Colegio Razão in the figure of professor Daniel Vinhal together with the largest and most traditional Astronomical Organization of the State of Goias, the Gunstar Team institute stayed for a week waiting for the weather to allow us a daytime observation. Friday 26/04 of our beloved global month of Astronomy elementary and middle school students observed the sun with sunglasses donated and acquired by Gunstar as well as telescope for observations of the Moon. Professor Daniel Vinhal is a distinguished educator we can call him an educational activist a passionate person who is always innovating and seeking positive results. In... Read More...

Apr 27

Gunstar Team Sunday Sesc 2019 it was a success

The largest and most traditional club in the state of Goias and one of the most vibrant and dynamic institutions of Latin America, the Gunstar Team Institute with its Partner Sesc Social Service of Commerce launched the 2019 edition of Sunday in Goias. Hundreds watched the sun through the telescope of our organization as well as lecture to those interested. Sanddro Libb Vice President of our beloved organization spoke about the evolution starring in a brilliant and poetic way to a small group of enthusiasts. Dione Rezende, the Founder of the partnership classified the event as revolutionary because the sesc... Read More...

Apr 22

Gunstar Go 02 it was a success

Well Done team . Night of Observation of the moon in the fair of the sun in goiania, despite the low movement more than 50 people observed for the first time in telescope the moon. Another dynamic event Gunstar go Gam 2019 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Global Astronomy Month and the 50th anniversary of the apollo missions. Read More...

Apr 21

No Dream is too Big it was a success

Our traditional lunar meeting on the Além hill was a success. celebrating 50 years of the missions apollo look at moon spends even feelings of this great adventures of mankind. looking at her there and through the powerful telescopes of Gunstar's many joy possitive energies and conversations in more than 2 hours of observation. Read More...

Apr 21

Gunstar Go 01 it was a success

With the apparent end of the rainy climate the skies of Brazil returns with its splendorous form and its color of indigo. Taking advantage of the Moon we made our first edition of the Gunstar go Gam 2019 events whose gunstar takes their equipment and guides without warning to the great public with the traveling telescope the largest project of dissemination of the Astronomy of the State of Goias. Let's together gunstar in the global month of Astronomy spirit of Apollo celebrating 10 years of the GAM and 50 Years of the lunar missions. market of Jacaré Goiania. Oficial Video... Read More...

Apr 19

Telescopio Itinerante do Fogaréu it was a success

a memorable night of Astronomy culture and faith marked the Wednesday night in the good village (old goias). Thousands of tourists and natives have gathered in the square of the bandstand for the great festival that stages the last parts of the history of Jesus his persecution and death. The moon was one of the biggest attractions and we Gunstar counted more than 3,500 people who observed the moon for the first time. For us we had long session with astronomical disclosure and once again tightening ties with our old Goias cell administered by our dear compatriot jaqueline jubé. Special... Read More...

Apr 15

Global Star Party Steps 2019 - Spirit of Apollo it was a success

On April 13th , CCBEU - Goiania in partnership with Astronomers Without Borders and GunStar Astronomy Observation Team, hosted The Global Star Party Steps, 8th edition. An event in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission, which provided unforgettable experiences to the participants, as well as illuminating lectures on the Apollo 11 Mission and The Astronomy in Planet Krypton, by professors Sandro Lib and Daniel Vinhal, graduates in Physics from UFG Universidade Federal de Goiás, enriching our event with their vast knowledge on the subject. Children and adults participated actively in the Astronomers Without Borders ASTROART painting... Read More...

Apr 08

Astro cine First Man happened

Even with little attendance was made a look at the history of the Apollos and of course we talked about the film and about the person and the character Neil Armstrong. Rain sure has messed up the attendance a bit that does not make us sure that day 13 at CCBEU with Global Star Party will be a success like all previous editions of Global Star Party. We are going together Gunstar Team and CCBEU waiting for everyone for this super astronomy party in the 2019 Global Astronomy month. Read More...

Mar 24

Adventures in the mystic city of old goias

Gunstar invites everyone to a super adventure of the global month of Astronomy 2019. With the largest project of dissemination of astronomy and practical observation in Goias the traveling telescope we will be observing the moon and with equipments for the great public to have their first with astronomy or with practical observation. The procession stages the prison of Jesus Christ and begins at 0:00 on Holy Thursday, with the public lighting turned off and the sound of drums, at the door of the Church of the Good Death, in the main square of the city. Traditionally, 40 Farricocos dressed... Read More...

Mar 19

Brazil and the United States together as the Gunstar Team and Astronomers without borders.

reports of the media: The Brazilian government signed on Tuesday (March 18/2020) the Technological Safeguards Agreement, which allows the commercial use of the Alcântara base in Maranhão, with projects involving technology from the United States. L The partnership between the two countries has been discussed since 2000 when then Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso signed an agreement with the American George W. Bush. At the time, the proposal was barred by the National Congress, which claimed that AST, as the agreement is known, hurt national sovereignty. Currently, 80% of space artifacts have some American technology component. Without the agreement, they... Read More...

Feb 27

Gunstar team and CCBEU united by Astronomy

Gunstar Team together with CCBEU one of the most traditional teaching institutions of English language in Goias recognized by the American Embassy together for cultural astronomy. Our partnership began in 2018 with the promotion of Asteroid Day Goias a valuable action that was attended by the Planetarium of the Federal University of Goias Juan Bernandino. During the actions Gunstar and CCBEU promoted workshops, lectures, Telescope Observation with one of the largest Astronomy dissemination programs in Goias, the Gunstar Touring Telescope and Planetarium Sessions in full dome. By stretching and tightening the bonds of the partnership we are seeking within this... Read More...