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Division: C – High School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: EEn.1.1

Event Rules: See National Rules Manual

National Event Page: Here


Teams will demonstrate an understanding of Stellar Evolution: Star Formation and Exoplanets


Each team may bring one of the following options containing information in any form and from any source: a computer/tablet and a three ring binder, two computers/tablets, of any kind, or two three ring binders.  Each team may bring two stand alone calculators of any type.  All information stored on computers/tablets must be available offline.  


High score wins. 


-Contact Community Colleges and Universities near you to see what special events they are hosting. Many have planetariums or host stargazing nights, or will take you on a tour of their facility.

Event Resources:

Astronomy 2019 Coaches Clinic (2020 Rules)
Astronomy 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 rules)
OpenStax – free downloadable text for intro Astro topics
Navigating JS9
NASA’s Picture of the Day
NASA’s PhotoJournal
Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
Astronomical Distances
An Atlas of the Universe
Raleigh Clear Sky Chart
Solar System Live
Heaven’s Above
Space Weather
Worldwide Telescope
Where is the Center of the Universe?
Raleigh Astronomy Club
2018 Webinar Transcript
2018 DSO Images
2018 DSO Image Descriptions
Hubble Site
HR Diagram

Exploratorium– Astronomy and Space
Solar System scale calculator
A little inspiration from an NC State astrophysicist
MySO November 2021 Astronomy Resources