Austria

Single Point of Contact

Dr. Thomas Posch
University Observatory
T├╝rkenschanzstrasse 17
AT-1180 Vienna
Austria

Phone +43 427 753 800
E-mailposch@astro.univie.ac.at
Websitehttp://www.astronomie2009.at/



Highlights

How many stars can we still see?
Summer 2009
A nationwide dark skies awareness and star counting campaign.
http://sternhell.at

Opening event "400 years of astronomical telescopes"
20 January 2009
Mini-theatre performance about Kepler and Galileo; VIP discussion "How did the telescope change our worldview?"
http://www.astronomie2009.at

Come and see Austria's largest telescope!
25 September 2009
At the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Austria's largest telescope, this 1.5m-mirror will be shown to the public, together with other instruments.
http://www.univie.ac.at/foa


Organisational Associates:
ESO AAS INSU CAS STRW NOVA STFC SCNAT SPA NRC MEC CNES DLR ESA JAXA NAOJ APL PS ESF ISRO ICRAN NLSI NOT U Cluster NASAEAS ASI NRAO CEA  KASI EAE SPA AUI CROSCI



The International Year of Astronomy 2009 is endorsed by the United Nations and the International Council of Science.