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Resources for Holding Virtual Events

Resources for Holding Virtual Events

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  • Target Audience
  • Adult

Holding virtual events takes a bit of planning. See these handouts and suggestions for making virtual events shine! (plus, a flyer for keeping safe during in-person events in the time of Covid 19)

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Universe Discovery Guide for July: Stellar Recycling

Universe Discovery Guide for July: Stellar Recycling

  • Daytime Event
  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

The Universe constantly recycles its matter. New stars are born from the dust of dead stars. Find out how to observe two beautiful nebula that are the remains of dead or dying stars, and learn about how stars are born and die.

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Trip Around the Triangle [Activity & Handout]

Trip Around the Triangle [Activity & Handout]

  • Nighttime Event
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

This activity is a great way to organize a star party, and gives visitors context to what they will be viewing as they tour the telescopes and observe a variety of naked-eye and telescopic treats that occupy the Summer Triangle.

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More Resources from NASA

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    NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

    The NASA Night Sky Network provides these monthly articles about what to observe in the night sky and updates on NASA missions to share with your organization's newsletter or website. You are welcome to check back here by the 25th of each month for the following month's article, or sign up here to be reminded each time a new article is released.

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    Solar System Ambassadors

    NASA's volunteer Solar System Ambassadors are space enthusiasts from various walks of life who are interested in communicating the excitement of space exploration missions with their local communities.

  • Museum Alliance

    Museum Alliance

    NASA's network of informal educators include staff at museums, planetariums, observatories, and more from across the country. The Alliance is a great place to look for partners, collaborators, or even a venue for your own events.