The World At Night

Christown Spectrum Mall is hosting the internationally renowned photography exhibit, The World at Night, from 3-18 October 2009. The World at Night is part of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA).

On Saturday, 3 October, from 11 AM to 3 PM the Challenger Space Center will conduct liquid nitrogen demonstrations and dry ice comet simulations.

The ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration will conduct a meteorite dig, work with Hubble Space Telescope floor puzzle images and more.

The Phoenix chapter of the National Space Society will host its next member meeting at the event and participate in the exhibits.

Some delightful images from The World at Night:

Other aspects of the IYA include the Galileoscope project and the Dark Skies Awareness project.

If you are interested in astronomical viewing, the Clear Dark Sky website will be a valued tool.

IYA 2009

Image from IYA 2009 used by permission

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