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U-M Student Move-In August 24-28. Alternate parking locations.

Astronomy Links and Pre-Visit Materials

The following resources are provided for educators, but anyone might find them useful.

  • The astronomy links will take you to a Moon phase calculator, the NASA home page, and a schedule for meteor showers.
  • The pre-visit materials are provided for most of our group programs. Please note that these are PDF files that can be printed and used with students to prepare for a Planetarium show.

Astronomy Links

The Nine Planets Subscribe to the Planetarium E-Mail List
Moon Phase Almanac Complete Sun and Moon Data by Day
NASA Moon Phase Calendar
Meteor Showers  

Pre-Visit Materials for Group Planetarium Shows

Wonderful Rocket (PDF)  
Solar System Live! (PDF)  
Star Talk (PDF)