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Using the Paris Observatory (completed in 1672), Christiaan Huygens made further astronomical observations. In 1684 he published Astroscopia Compendiaria which presented his new aerial (tubeless) telescope.
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New York Times - September 11, 2009New York, NEW YORK — We have a new astronomy quiz for you, complete with some of the most gorgeous images in the universe.
Daijiworld.com - September 11, 2009Udupi, INDIA — The ‘International Year of Astronomy’ was celebrated in Milagres College in association with the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore. Dr S Chatterji from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, was the resource person.
Kingston This Week - September 10, 2009Kingston ON, CANADA — The Kingston Symphony kicks off their 2009-2010 season with two special concerts at the Grand Theatre at 8 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 19 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20.
AScribe - September 10, 2009Oakland, CALIFORNIA — Chabot Space & Science Center is partnering with Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, Ireland, for "Web of Stars," a unique pilot remote astronomy project, designed to teach astronomy using a live video link.
San Francisco Chronicle - September 10, 2009Millbrae, CALIFORNIA — Amateur and professional astronomers will meet in Millbrae this weekend and offer the public a chance to peer through telescopes and hear leading sky-watchers discuss some of the most important astronomical and space events in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy - a program organized by the United Nations and the International Astronomical Union.
PRNewswire - September 9, 2009Washington, DC — Astronomers declared NASA's Hubble Space Telescope a fully rejuvenated observatory with the release Wednesday of observations from four of its six operating science instruments. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., unveiled the images at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
YourWestValley.com - September 8, 2009Phoenix, ARIZONA — Celestial sights including Jupiter and its moons will come into focus through telescopes set up for public viewing at Arizona State University’s West campus from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15.
Discover Magazine - September 8, 2009Atlanta, GEORGIA — I know that title may take a moment to parse, but what it means is that the podcast 365 Days of Astronomy just won the Parsec, an annual award for podcasts!
UH Manoa - September 8, 2009Manoa, HAWAII — This year celebrates the 400th anniversary of the use of telescopes for viewing the universe. On August 25, 1609, Galileo Galilei first demonstrated his telescope for Venetian lawmakers.
UH Manoa - September 8, 2009Manoa, HAWAII — The UH Institute for Astronomy and the UHM Library present the exhibit “The Universe: Yours to Discover” in the Hamilton Bridge Gallery, September 10 through December 18, in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, a global event to encourage all people to rediscover their place in the Universe by viewing the night sky.
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