Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300  
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Working Groups

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Arts and Entertainment

400 Years of the Telescope , From Earth to the Universe , Astronomy Inspired Music , The Artist’s Universe

Research Experiences for Everyone

Epsilon Aurigae

Classrooms & Families

Galileo Teachers Program

Cultural Astronomy

African and African-American Astronomy Academy , Hubble’s Diverse Universe , Oral Sky Stories

Dark Skies Awareness

Astronomy Nights in the (National) Parks , Dark Skies Discovery Sites , GLOBE at Night , Latest News , Earth Hour , Planetarium Programs , The Great Switch Out

Looking Through a Telescope

A Telescope in Every Pot , Inwood Astronomy Project (NYC) , Sidewalk Astronomy , Observing Calendar , Opportunity for “Citizen Science” , Resources! , Telescope Amnesty Program

New Media & Astronomy

365 Days of Astronomy , AstroTwitter , Social Networking , Second Life , Space Carnival , Zoo’niverse

Science Centers, Observatory Centers, and Planetaria

IYA Newspaper Supplement , Time & Exploration: Earth, Sea, & Space

Telescope Kits and Optics Challenges


International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA)