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Welcome to Astronomy for Kids!

We're glad you're here, and we hope you enjoy your visit to the site. The Universe is a place that is vast beyond imagining, and what we will try to do is help you understand a little more about it. There are several sections to the site, but none of them takes a terribly long time to read, and all of them should be easily understood by kids of all ages. Grownups are welcome, too, as long as they promise to behave.

Enjoy Your Visit!

If this is your first time here, you may want to visit the Site Information section first.
If you are looking for something in particular, you will probably be able to find it either in our Site Index or the Site Map.
At the same time, some of life's most fascinating journeys are the ones we don't plan.

Astronomy For Kids is back! After a long absence, the site has been restored. We hope you enjoy visiting Astronomy for Kids.

Learn about our planetary neighborhood in the Planets section. Although our part of the Universe is fairly small, it's where we happen to live and a very interesting place.

In the Sky Wonders section, you can learn about some of the most awe-inspiring and thought-provoking objects that are in the Universe. Everything from eclipses to conjunctions is covered here.

In the Constellations section, you can learn about the pictures that the stars draw in the sky for us. You will also learn that some of the constellations have what appear to be stars in them that are not stars at all.

If you are just getting started in astronomy, like we all are, there are some tips and resources in the Beginners section that you may find useful.

The Sky Maps section will not be updated on a monthly basis, but we've left up a page you you can see all the things that happen to our skies during the month.