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This Month's Art Challenge Selections

Draw what your space weather report would look like!

Painted illustration of the Sun, Moon, and other planets with text, “Solar storm alert.” In the center of the painting, the Moon, painted gray, moves across the Sun’s face, creating an eclipse. A distant satellite, some abstract animals, and other planets populate the painting. The background is dark blue.

Alder, 9

Painted illustration of an emerging eclipse in space with text, “Warning: Space Solar Eclipse in: 02:06.” In this painting, the Moon overlaps with the Sun’s face, creating a solar eclipse. White paint speckles the black background, representing distant stars.

Amelia, 10

Painted illustration of the Moon passing in front of the Sun, creating a solar eclipse. Splattered paint on top of the eclipse and black space background represents distant stars and space debris.


Painted illustration of the Moon passing in front of the Sun, creating a solar eclipse. Yellow dots scattered around the black space background represent distant stars. “Space Weather Alert” is written in cursive at the top of the painting.


Illustration of three people and watching an eclipse in Chichen Itza, Mexico. El Castillo, Chichen Itza’s main monument, rises from the horizon in the background. In the sky, there is a large red eclipse. One of the people holds a child, while another takes a photo of the eclipse on their phone.

Danae, 8

Illustration of a GOES-R satellite saying, “Today there is going to be a big solar storm!!!” The GOES-R satellite orbits a blue and green Earth, while the Sun and Mercury are on the right side of the drawing.

Dravn, 7

An illustration of a person inside of a scientific-looking laboratory with different technological features, such as monitors. Behind the person, at the very end of the laboratory, the artist has drawn various planets and a distant galaxy.

Eddie, 16

Illustration of a solar eclipse with text written in cursive, “Space weather alert! There is a solar eclipse going on!” In the center of the drawing, a cratered Moon moves across the Sun’s face, creating a solar eclipse. The background of the illustration is black with scattered multi-colored diamonds representing stars. A small gray satellite flies by the right side of the active eclipse.

Elladya, 9

Painting showing a solar eclipse in space and people watching from Earth.

Henry, 9

Abstract painting of an annular solar eclipse above a blue telescope. In the bottom left corner, a text box says, “Weather alert! Warning! Do not look at the Sun!”

Huck, 11

An illustration of solar eclipse against a blue background.


Abstract pencil and marker drawing of a solar storm.

Isaias, 9

Painting of an annular eclipse titled, “Space Weather Alert”. White paint splatter against the black background represents distant stars.

Jonathan, 11

Abstract pastel drawing of silhouettes of people looking up at the Sun and the sky. One person points up toward the sky.

Jose, 12

Abstract drawing of a person’s hand, numbers, the Sun, and a warning sign.

Kayden, 11

Comic of the Sun, Moon, and Earth interacting during an annular eclipse. The Earth has a small speech bubble that says, “I can still see the light!” while the Moon says, “Haha I’m blocking you Sun, I’m bigger and better… You guys aren’t funny, I’m leaving”. The Moon has a mustache. The large, smiling Sun says, “Cool, it doesn’t do anything!”


Abstract painting of a solar eclipse with text, “Solar eclipse happening now”.

Lucas, 9

Abstract drawing of an annular solar eclipse inside of a black box with scattered dots.

Lydia, 11

Abstract painting of the Moon and Sun in space with cursive writing, “Movement of the Moon… Solar eclipse.”

McKenzie, 9

Abstract drawing comparing when the Sun is “calm” versus when the Sun is “mad”.

Nolan, 10

A colored pencil and marker drawing of a turtle. The smiling turtle’s shell is Earth – there are green continents and blue oceans. On top of the turtle’s shell is an annular solar eclipse.

Samuel, 10

Abstract illustration of a satellite, the Sun, and various activities on Earth.

Sebastian, 7

Painting of a satellite interpreting data from the Sun’s activity and communicating the information to people on Earth. When there is a solar storm, sometimes, the radiation released by the Sun can interfere with our radio communications here on Earth. This is represented in the drawing by a person trying to use a computer and it isn’t working.

Sofia, 13

Pencil and marker drawing of a meteorologist in a red shirt pointing at a six-day space weather forecast. On the fourth day in the forecast, the Moon appears in front of the Sun, representing an eclipse.

Winston, 11

Abstract illustration of a smiling Sun with rosy cheeks surrounded by multicolored dots and a shooting star against a blue background.

Ximena, 6

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