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Osservatorio Astrofisico di Asiago
Astrophysical
Observatory


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Student
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Doctoral
School


Osservatorio Astronomico
Astronomical
Observatory


Progetti Educativi
Education
and Outreach


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Notice Board

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Progetti Educativi
 

INTRODUCTION

Aim of the Department of Astronomy, and institutional task, is to pursue the diffusion of astronomical culture among the younger students and the general public by means of conferences, publications, contributions to specialized periodicals, open nights at the telescope and specific educational projects.

Links in this section are to pages in Italian. For details on activities see the Italian section.

Some documents in English:

  • The Sky as a Laboratory. Living astrophysics from books to telescopes, using computers and data from space (ADS link)
  • Poster presented at the Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting - Vienna September 2008 (pdf file)
  • Talk at the IAU Symposium 260 - The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture - UNESCO, Paris, January 2009 (ppt file)
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    High school students in the control room of the 122-cm telescope in Asiago, during an observing stage

    homepage introduction the sky as laboratory istrument museum