On May 2, 2020, the Spring International Astronomy Day is celebrated. On this holiday, astronomy enthusiasts all over the world, both groups and professionals, share their knowledge about our wonderful Universe and outer space with the general public. Here are some ideas to help celebrate.
Download a free app for your phone or iPad. A stargazing app will point out constellations in the night sky, track satellites and keep track of upcoming celestial events. Tom’s Guide lists the best 2020 stargazing apps here and Good Housekeeping also has a list of best apps for 2020 here.
NASA’s Hubble Telescope turned 30 years old this year! Celebrate by watching a video premiering two never seen before nebulas and find out how the 30 year old Hubble Telescope is doing.
Listen to a story, read by an astronaut in space, working on the International Space Station:
Just for fun, watch this Disney Short, Space Walkies, featuring Mickey and Pluto:
After exploring and learning all about space, try one of these space themed crafts:
Worked up an appetite crafting? Try these space themed snacks: