Your event date should be on/around June 30th. However, we encourage event organisers to host activities all year long.
Location suggestions: Observatory, planetarium, museum, university center, city park, restaurant, local school auditorium, convention center, bar, etc.
Who is your targeted audience? Is this an event for the general public? Adults only? School children? What tools are appropriate for this audience?
The sponsoring organisation is the group that makes the event happen. (e.g.an astronomy club, a 4th grade class or museum)
The mission behind these activities are to create interactive and engaging way to spread knowledge and awareness about asteroid impacts across the globe.
Film screening, guest speakers’ talks, star gazing at Observatories, lectures by asteroid experts, costume contest (e.g. space costume), making your own asteroid crafts etc.
Once you have an idea of what kind of event you want to put on, fill in the form to register it with us. This is the most important step of the entire process.
51 Degrees North was the movie that inspired Asteroid Day. Directed by co-founder Grigorij Richters, music by Dr. Brian May.
Access our open-source asteroid power point lecture for using in your events. Feel free to adapt it to your needs.
Instructions and materials for making asteroid crafts, playing asteroid games, activities for children etc
Watch talks & presentation videos from experts. You can download any of our videos and use them at your event.
We’d love to read about how your event turned out. Please provide a brief statement giving an overview of the hard work and success of your event.