International Year of Astronomy 2009


Subject:
Astronomy , General Resources

Description:
Background and updates for this "global effort initiated by the International Astronomical Union and UNESCO to help the citizens of the world rediscover their place in the Universe through the day- and night-time sky, and thereby engage a personal sense of wonder and discovery." Includes notices about activities and events (which start in January 2009), and details about specific project such as "100 Hours of Astronomy," "She is an Astronomer," and dark skies awareness.

Publisher:
International Astronomical Union; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.astronomy2009.org/


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