Astronomy Day is an annual event held on Saturday between mid-April and mid-May on or just before the first quarter Moon. But apart from this day, there are some other special dates that are related to astronomy. Such as Galileo Day, International Asteroid Day, Earth Day, International Day of Human Space Flight, and more. Here you'll learn what astronomy-related events exist and how to celebrate them.
April 12: Anniversary of the First Manned Space Flight
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From the Moons of Jupiter to the Laws of Motion: The Contributions of Galileo Galilei to Astronomy and Science
Galileo Galilei is widely considered to be one of the most outstanding scientists of all time. Take a closer look at the legacy of this remarkable man and how his work continues to shape our world today.
Chinese New Year 2023: Year of the Water Rabbit
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International Asteroid Day: History, Key Facts, Activities
How can you prevent asteroid impact hazards by observing Asteroid Day? Learn from this article!
Earth Day: Protecting Our Home Planet
April 22 is observed worldwide as Earth Day, and even space missions participate. Learn more about their impact and ways to celebrate Earth Day.
Earth Hour Explained: All About Earth Hour Movement
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Why Are Planetariums Important Today?
Searching for a new leisure time activity? Visit your nearest planetarium! In today's article, you’ll find everything you need to know about space theaters.
60th Anniversary of the First Human Space Flight
In today’s article, we’ll talk about the flight of Yuri Gagarin and remember another important event that also happened on April 12.