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Scania, Denmark (1546 - 1601)
Tycho Brahe was a Danish nobleman famed for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. Hailing from Scania, then part of Denmark, now part of modern-day Sweden, Brahe was well known in his lifetime as an astronomer and alchemist.

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MOONWATCH, Explore the moon from the comfort of your home!
TransWorldNews - October 26, 2009
GLOBAL — Join Astronomy.FM, in cooperation with astronomers around the world, as we broadcast an International Year of Astronomy special event: MOONWATCH!

Stargazer sky high after White House visit
Chico Enterprise-Record - October 26, 2009
Chico, CALIFORNIA — A local from the Kiwanis Chico Community Observatory recently came back from Washington D.C. after being invited to a "Star Party" at the White House.

The Press and Journal - October 26, 2009
Moray, UK — Moray children have been reaching for the stars at an astronomy day.

Galileo block party
Big Island Video News - October 25, 2009
Mauna Kea, HAWAII — The local community joined the observatories at Mauna Kea and `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii at Hilo's "Astronomy Row" to commemorate the International Year of Astronomy 2009.

The Times of India - October 24, 2009
Pune, INDIA — Astronomy enthusiasts in the city will celebrate ‘Galilean nights’ on Saturday night during which they will be observe the objects that

One Minion's Opinion - October 23, 2009
Saskatoon, CANADA — I only find these things out when the year is nearly done for some reason. Ah well. Better late than miss it altogether.

Astronomy.FM and Global-Rent-A-Scope Partner for Three-Day Galilean Nights Promotion
TransWorldNews - October 23, 2009
Ocean Isle Beach, NORTH CAROLINA — Astronomy.FM and Global-Rent-A-Scope have partnered for a special three-day Galilean Nights promotion offering free telescopic imaging time to internet users around the world.

International Community To Celebrate ‘Galilean Nights’
redOrbit - October 22, 2009
GLOBAL — Amateur astronomers, enthusiasts and the general public will be taking part in a three-day sky watching party this week in order to celebrate the achievements of Galileo.

Media Newswire - October 22, 2009
El Paso, TEXAS — In celebration of 2009 as the International Year of Astronomy, The University of Texas at El Paso presents “The Galileo Scandal,” a talk by astronomer Mary Kay Hemenway, a recognized Galileo scholar from The University of Texas at Austin.

See the stars on campus
Washington University Record - October 22, 2009
St. Louis, MISSOURI — Participate in the International Year of Astronomy by making a visit to the observatory on top of Crow Hall.

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