The International Year of Astronomy
Official site for the The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009), the global celebration of astronomy and its contributions to society and culture.
100 Hours of Astronomy
Running Arpil 2-5, 2009, 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project is a worldwide event consisting of a wide range of public outreach activities, live science center and research observatory webcasts, and sidewalk astronomy events.
365 Days of Astronomy
365 Days of Astronomy Podcast, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy, will publish one podcast per day, for all 365 days of 2009.
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.
Professional astronomers blog about their lives, families, friends, and hobbies, as well as their work, latest research findings and the challenges they face. Project of the International Year of Astronomy.
Dark Skies Awareness: An IYA2009 Cornerston Project
Learn about adverse impacts of excess artificial lighting on local environments and participate in monitoring events to help more people appreciate the ongoing loss of a dark night sky for much of the world's population.
From Earth to the Universe
Brings astronomical images to a wide audience by exhibiting in non-traditional venues: public parks, metro stations, art centers, and other locations. From Earth to the Universe website features a new image every day.
NASA International Year of Astronomy 2009
NASA activities endeavor to provide opportunities for youth and adults to make their own observations of the universe, increase awareness of astronomy, strengthen interest in science and science education, and enhance collaboration across and beyond NASA.