Star Maps: Where are the Planets?  [Activity & Handout  - Exploring the Solar System]

Star Maps: Where are the Planets? [Activity & Handout - Exploring the Solar System]

  • Nighttime Event
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
Want to know what's up in our Solar System? Use a star map and mark the current locations of the planets and Moon along the ecliptic. You can also download just the handouts of these star maps to distribute to your visitors as well. Check the location of the planets this month with the link below.

Pair this handout with the Exploring the Solar System banner and handout, along with the "I Saw X" planet stickers, for a night of unforgettable planetary observing with your guests!

This resource is part of the Exploring the Solar System Toolkit.

Uploaded: October 25, 2008 / Last Update: June 29, 2018

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
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Inside Venue
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