Trip Around the Triangle - Summer Triangle Stargazing Activity & Handout

Trip Around the Triangle - Summer Triangle Stargazing Activity & Handout

  • Nighttime Event
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
The "Trip Around the Triangle" activity and handout is a great way to organize a star party.

photo of stargazers taking part in the Trip Around the Triangle activity
This activity gives visitors context to what they will be viewing as they tour the night sky through your club's telescopes and observe the variety of naked-eye and telescopic treats that occupy the prominent Summer Triangle asterism.

You can hand out a printed guide to your visitors for their "Trip Around the Triangle" where they can keep a record of what objects they saw.- find the printable PDF below.

Last Updated: August 2015

Video

Tutorial: Trip Around the Triangle

Video demonstration of the activity.

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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