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Dec 04
2019

National Astronomy Day in Brazil - Adventure of the Golden Records 4 Annual Star Party.

Celebrating Astronomy Day in Brazil is a tribute to Dom Pedro II. The Brazilian emperor was born on December 2, 1825, in the São Cristóvão Palace, in Quinta da Boa Vista, city of Rio de...

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Nov 21
2019

Mercury Transit - Astronomy Outreach in New York City with the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA)

What a beautiful, clear day for the Transit of Mercury which fell on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019! The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York did A LOT of outreach. We held over 10 separate...

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Nov 20
2019

2018 Christmas Star Party

We held a successful Christmas star party last year (2018). There was approximately 40 guests who showed up, though at differing time intervals. We had four telescopes that were assembled, ready to observe the Moon...

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Nov 20
2019

Summer 2019 Competition

Our 2019 summer astronomy competition focused on essays arguing for why Guyana needs to preserve its dark skies. Below is the winning essayist who won herself a 70mm refractor telescope based on total average score...

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Nov 19
2019

Mercury Transit Viewing in Harare, Zimbabwe

Despite not having any telescope, high school students and teachers in Harare, Zimbabwe had one of the best treats this year on the 11th of November. The students and teachers at Queen Elizabeth High School...

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Nov 16
2019

Mercury passing through the sun

On 11september l logged in to see the mercury passing through the sun and i took 5.5 hrs for it to pass through the sun and l learnt that this happens several times in a...

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