Astronomy Day

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Astronomy Day is a world-wide event designed to celebrate all facets of astronomy.  It is observed twice a year both in spring and fall (When is Astronomy Day). Organizations hosting events are eligible to enter the Astronomy Day Award competition for cash prizes ($150.00 in 3 different categories plus 2 other lessor awards).

Local astronomical societies, planetariums, museums, observatories, etc. will be sponsoring public viewing sessions, presentations, workshops, and other activities to increase public awareness about astronomy and our wonderful universe. Click here to add your event to the list of Astronomy Day events

List of Fall Events

List of Spring Events 

For more information contact:

Astronomy Day Headquarters
Gary Tomlinson
Astronomy Day Coordinator
e-mail: gtomlins at sbcglobal dot net

Latest Astronomy Day Information

Astronomy Day Fact Sheet

Astronomy Day Co sponsors

FREE Astronomy Day Handbook to plan events

Astronomy Day Award Application

Winners of Previous Astronomy Day Awards

Graphics for Astronomy Day events

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