National International Astronomy Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 28, 2017 is National International Astronomy Day.

International Astronomy Day

Astronomy enables us to determine a brief history from the world with this own eyes. The heavens that twinkle while you watch out on the dark, obvious evening might not exist at this time. They been around at whatever reason for history they released that light, that has taken countless many years to achieve Earth.Celebrate this wonderful task on International Astronomy Day by taking part inside a little stargazing. Take a look at the local planetarium or library for activities, or just look for a quiet, dark place to appear out to the sparkling canvas that lies above our heads. Use books or websites to recognize the gamers within the Universe’s spectacular, historic light show.Telescopes let us see even more than is seen towards the human eye alone. On International Astronomy Day, many organizations provide the public using telescopes to see sights from the World that they’ve never witnessed before.

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Astronomy events, star parties, festivals, workshops
Astronomy events, star parties, festivals, workshops

May 14, 2016. International Astronomy Day Local astronomical societies, planetariums, museums, and observatories will be sponsoring public viewing sessions, presentations, workshops, and other activities. Organized by the Astronomical League

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