Eclipse-related outreach activities will abound this August, but how do we best capitalize on this rare celestial event after it happens? Astronomers Without Borders has developed a Sun-focused curriculum and is looking for volunteers to help teachers implement it.
Astronomers Without Borders wants to equip children across Africa with the solar shades they'll need to see September 1st's annular eclipse. Here's how they'll do it.
People are coming together this April for Global Astronomy Month 2012, a planetwide celebration of astronomy designed to bring people together through star parties, music and artistic performances, online observing events, and much more.
The asteroid 433 Eros is paying us a rare, close visit right now, and with a simple photographic setup you can join observers worldwide in calculating its distance from Earth repeating a historic astronomical milestone.
An unprecedented yearlong celestial celebration — the International Year of Astronomy 2009 — officially came to a close on January 9th and 10th in Padua, Italy.
Scientist Carolyn Porco and amateur Babak Tafreshi share a prestigious award for science photography.
The 2009 Riverside Telescope Makers' Conference Astronomy Expo enjoyed beautiful mountain weather and an abundance of enthusiasm.
100 Hours of Astronomy (100HA), taking place from April 2 to 5, will bring the Universe to millions of people worldwide via live online programs and thousands of public star parties.
If you have a telescope, mark April 2–5, 2009, on your calendar. The world is coming your way. An unprecedented string of public skywatching events will be packed into this brief period, all designed to engage people and bring them out for a worldwide star party.
The International Year of Astronomy kicked off in Paris with pomp and circumstance.