Astronomy For Kids

Kickstarting the Joy of Astronomy

[/caption] You’re probably familiar with Sidewalk Astronomy – where amateur astronomers set up telescopes on street corners or other public…

11 years ago

Spectacular Galaxies Dancing Towards Destruction

[/caption] More than just another pretty picture? I’ll say! This beautiful image of the galaxy pair NGC 6872 and IC…

11 years ago

How Are You Celebrating the Year of the Solar System?

There are a lot of solar system space missions coming up, plus – as always – a plethora of astronomical…

11 years ago

Awesome: Father & Son DIY Satellite Captures HD Video from 100,000 ft.

This is a great: amateur rocketeers Luke Geissbuhler and his son Max launched their own DIY satellite via a weather…

12 years ago

Best Class Project Ever: 7th Graders Find a Cave on Mars

[/caption] Tip number one on "How to impress your classmates:" Find a mysterious cave on Mars. A group of 16…

12 years ago

Astronomy for Kids: Gemini – Twins Everywhere!

Now that we've hunted down Orion and been bull ridin' with Taurus, it's time for us to discover a pair…

12 years ago

Astronomy For Kids: Bull Ridin’ Taurus

Now that we've discovered the easy constellation of Orion "The Hunter", it's time to take a look at what else…

12 years ago

Astronomy For Kids: Orion – The Star Hunter

If you've been peeking out the windows at night, or maybe looked up while walking the dog before bedtime or…

12 years ago

Santa Spied at Lunar North Pole…

Only one more day left until Christmas Eve, and astronomers have just discovered a unique feature on the lunar surface.…

12 years ago

Kid’s Astronomy: Celestial Birds Migrate West?

Hello, Cosmic Kids! As the seasons change, not only do the Earthly birds migrate, but so do the celestial ones.…

13 years ago