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Andrew Fazekas

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Posted By Andrew Fazekas Nov 18, 2021 3:44 PM
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On November 19 the moon will undergo a deep partial lunar eclipse and AWB is excited to offer a comprehensive library of major livestreams from around the world showcasing the moon blushing red in this longest partial eclipse in five centuries! So whether you are on the wrong side of the Earth or just ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Nov 16, 2021 5:20 PM
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WATCH THE MOON TURN RED On November 19, 2021 the Moon will cross through Earth's shadow over the course of there and a half hours creating a near total lunar eclipse. At the moment of maximum eclipse, at around 9:03 UTC (4:03 EST/1:03 PST),  99.1% of the Moon's disk will be within the Earth's umbra. It ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas 11/4/2021 10:30:38 AM
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Hi fellow AWBers! Just wanted to share my experience from late last night (Nov.3/4) with my attempt to catch some Northern Lights. I live in a small town just southwest of Montreal, Quebec and despite moderate light pollution I managed to visually spot very faint auroras near the northern horizon around ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Oct 5, 2021 8:05 PM
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On Saturday, October 9th just after sunset the planet Venus will be in conjunction with the crescent moon. The cosmic pair will be a wonderful opportunity to share the wonders of the night sky with friends, family and the public. Also it will be a great time to take a photograph using your smartphone! ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Oct 5, 2021 4:08 PM
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Watch Venus - Moon Conjunction at Sunset Just after sunset on Saturday, October 9 look towards the western sky for the beautiful sight of the slim crescent Moon. Joining it for this one night this month will be the planet Venus, looking like a brilliant white star.  The cosmic pair will appear only a ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Oct 1, 2021 7:19 PM
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World Space Week (WSW) kicks off October 4 with thousands of events globally, inspiring the next generation and celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of women to the #spacesector AWB is proud to be an official partner with WSW and support raising awareness about space, its role in bringing ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Sep 29, 2021 1:29 PM
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International Observe the Moon Night is an event that encourages people to "look up" and enjoy our nearest neighbor. This year's InOMN is Saturday, October 16th. People across the globe every year gather on this evening to get a closer look at our moon, offering up their curiosity and fascination. ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Sep 10, 2021 5:11 PM
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Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is deeply concerned by the situation in Afghanistan. This concern is first and foremost for the people of Afghanistan, particularly those groups that are most vulnerable, including women and children. The current crisis has generated a great deal of uncertainty ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Sep 8, 2021 2:34 PM
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AWB's long-standing partner organization, The Night Sky Network is asking our global AWB community for help in completing a short survey about the state of amateur astronomy in 2021. NSN has been supporting astronomy clubs since 2004 with resources, club management tools, and monthly webinars with ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Sep 8, 2021 12:03 PM
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We are pleased to announce that we have our legendary OneSky telescope available for order and shipment within the USA. This table-top 5 inch dobsonian is the perfect family friendly scope to explore the night sky, and is ranked as one of the best inexpensive telescopes on the market. And what makes ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Aug 9, 2021 5:13 PM
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Check out our Perseid Page and fill out our meteor counting polls for each peak night. Also get great observing tips and resources from our partners at Celestron and timeanddate.com
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Aug 9, 2021 4:58 PM
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Thanks to the help of the Assistance League of Los Angeles, AWB has been able to supply Operation School Bell (OSB) with nearly 300 copies of astrophysicist and astronomy writer Jeffrey Bennett 's Spanish language ' Max Science Adventures ' series of STEMed books for children. For 52 years, OSB provides ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Jun 15, 2021 4:50 PM
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We want to see your sunrise/sunset photos! Join us in celebrating the June Solstice by getting outside and taking a photo of either your sunrise or sunset and share it with us and the world. You can use your smartphone or camera, and we have set up three easy ways you can share your photos which ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Jun 5, 2021 1:39 PM
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Join AWB and its partners Chimu Adventures and timeanddate.com for a livestream of the June 10, 2021 annular solar eclipse. AWB will be featuring live feeds of the eclipse as it appears in various locations across the world. We'll also have a sneak peek at the an adventure voyage to Antarctica to ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Jun 5, 2021 1:34 PM
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Join AWB and its partners Chimu Adventures and Timeanddate.com for a livestream of the June 10, 2021 annular solar eclipse. AWB will be featuring live feeds of the eclipse as it appears in various locations across the world. We'll also have a sneak peek at the an adventure voyage to Antarctica to ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas Jun 3, 2021 8:55 AM
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AWB is proud to announce the donation of 670 copies of the Spanish version of the Max Science Adventure series of books on space exploration that will go into the hands of children living in underserved #LatinX communities in Los Angeles, California! It is estimated that in these communities only 1 ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas May 25, 2021 3:32 PM
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Take a photo of the sunrise or sunset the week of the June Solstice Sunrises and sunsets are not only beautiful and peaceful but also inspiring to all humans. This is especially true during the solstice, the time in the calendar when we change seasons. These special moments,  when magical colours fill ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas May 22, 2021 5:01 PM
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A beautiful lunar eclipse will grace our skies on May 26th! AWB has created a hub of livestreams from across the Pacific and Asian locations that will have a front-row seat of this lunar disappearing act. Check out our l ivestream page:
Posted By Andrew Fazekas May 7, 2021 3:06 PM
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Proud of @Gianluca Masi with The Virtual Telescope Project , our National Coordinator for Italy 🇮🇹, for capturing awesome footage of rocket booster now making news. He managed to snap a photo of the tumbling spacecraft in the early morning hours of May 6th above Rome, Italy. As a result ...
Posted By Andrew Fazekas 5/1/2021 5:51:37 PM
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The month of May has a series of astronomical treats in store for skywatchers around the world. Some of the favourites of course are meteor showers, and we have a couple of minor ones next few weeks. The top sky event for those of us in the right part of the globe will be the lunar eclipse on the 26th. ...