Make Your Astronomy Event Inclusive 

Let us all make sure that differences don’t become barriers by allowing everyone to fully celebrate astronomy “Under One Sky”.


The IAU highly encourages inclusive and diverse policies for all IAU100 events. Make your event more inclusive and welcoming to a wider and diverse group of audiences. In this page, you can find a list of resources and activities on how to make your 100 Hours of Astronomy Event more inclusive.

Highlighted Content

Star parties for individuals who are legally blind” is a 2-pages pdf that can be useful for people organizing star parties by Frank Busutil (at the Astronomers Without Borders repository).

NASA’s Space Science is for Everyone is a general document that is a good guide for many different kinds of disabilities.


Astronomy for Blind or Visually Impaired

Astronomy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Astronomy for People with Motor Impairments


Inclusion of Minorities


IAU AstroEDU also features a collection of tactile astronomy activities, that use cheap or household items to create a tactile hands-on experience for visually impaired students and their non-visually impaired peers.

Other Resources and Activities Repositories

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Division C Commission C1 - Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Astronomers Without Borders