Astronomy Day (7)
Learn about Astronomy Day, an annual event dedicated to bringing astronomy to the people. Find sites for clubs, science museums, observatories, planetariums, and nature centers hosting daytime and nighttime public education activities.
In late October 2009 amateur and professional astronomers will take to the streets for the Galilean Nights. Around the globe people will pointing their telescopes to the wonders that Galileo observed 400 years ago. Galilean Nights is an IYA2009 Cornerstone Project.
International Sidewalk Astronomy Night
Amateur astronomers will have telescopes out on the street corners, in front of movie theaters, in state and national parks, in city centre parks ... anywhere there are crowds of people, from San Francisco to Sao Paulo to Kharkov. Held each Spring.
Sidewalk astronomer in the Washington D.C. area offers a guide to selecting a telescope.
San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomers
Presenting "urban guerilla astronomy" in which the astronomers stop people on the sidewalk and show them the wonders of the universe all around, including telescope clinics and more.
Nonprofit organization dedicated to bring Astronomy to the public.