Friday, April 24, 2009

Get ready for Astronomy Week!

Astronomy Week starts next Monday, April 27th, with Astronomy Day occurring on Saturday, May 2, 2009.

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


** Stop by Sky & Telescope® to find an astronomy club, planetarium, or observatory near you. Be sure to read their Observing Blog to learn about current night sky conditions.

** Skymaps.com has free night sky maps to download.

** Visit the Astronomical Society of the Pacific to download monthly discovery guides to the night sky. Galaxies and the Distance Universe is this month's theme.

** If you can't get outside, you can always have some Solar System Fun with NASA and the NASA Kids' Club.

** Donna Guthrie, of MEET ME AT THE CORNER, invites you to enjoy a virtual field trip to the Palomar Observatory including an interview with astronomer Dennis Mammana.



**And check out these past posts on astronomy from Mama Joules:

NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day
Night Sky
ESA Kids
USGS Astro Kids

2 comments:

NiteSkyGirl Blog said...

BEAUTIFUL AND INSPIRING! kids need to learn how astronomy can enhance your life!

jublke said...

NiteSkyGirl, I'm sorry I missed this comment earlier. Thanks for stopping by! And good luck with your new blog format. :)