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Cosmic Collision Between Galaxies

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures an ongoing cosmic collision between two galaxies — a spiral galaxy is in the process of colliding with a lenticular galaxy. The image also reveals further evidence of the collision. There i...

NASA’s Hubble Will Use Rare Stellar Alignment to Hunt For Planets

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-sized planets around the red dwarf Proxima Centauri.

Sun Over Earth’s Horizon

The sun is captured in a "starburst" mode over Earth's horizon by one of the Expedition 36 crew members aboard the International Space Station, as the orbital outpost was above a point in southwestern Minnesota on May 21, 2013.Image Credit: NASA

Teams Prepare For NASA $1.5 Million Robot Challenge

Eleven teams from across the country and around the globe are preparing to compete for $1.5 million during NASA's 2013 Sample Return Robot Challenge, June 5-7 at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass.

Join the fight for amateur astronomy!

It’s time to get a new generation excited about amateur astronomy. The Astronomy Foundation is a non-profit organization comprising individuals, institutions, clubs, and...

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Foundation Events

As a part of our mission, Astronomy Foundation organizes and attends a wide variety of public and outreach events. Visit this page to view the calendar of upcoming AF events.

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Our mission is to stimulate greater public interest in astronomy and to assist everyone in becoming more engaged in activities that allow them to learn more about the universe. The f...

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