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via Brera 28, 20121 Milano
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via E. Bianchi 46, 23807 Merate, Lc
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Visits and information

 Visiting OAB
icona freccia Evening visits in Merate: sold out until December 2017 - For booking from January 2018 phone o send an email after September 15, 2017
icona freccia Web page for guided visits
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OAB for school

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Download 2017-18 program for Milano
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Download 2017-18 program for Merate
Merate for Schools: Tel. - email

Astro curiosity

Tomaso belloni tells us about Fast Radio Bursts ...

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OAB archive and library will be reorganized during next months. For any information please contact Agnese Mandrino

A new life for the telescope used in the last 1800s by G.V. Schiaparelli to discover Mars secrets. Now you can find it in the National Museum of Science and Technology "Leonardo da Vinci" in Milano - by Stefano sandrelli with interview to A. Mandrino - Read all story on Media Inaf

September 23, 2017 cultural institutions will be open. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m seminars about "Culture and nature in Milano". - place: Milano National Archive. Among speakers Agnese Mandrino at 12 a.m. with a seminar about "The Martians in Milano" - All info National archive Authority of Lombardy or National Archive.
Download the progam in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

September 24, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. - Discovering Saturn rings - c/o the bookshop Feltrinelli - address: Piazza Piemonte 2/4 - Milano. All info: Astrokids 2017. Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

MEET me TONIGHT 2017: observatory events Meet Me Tonight 2017 & Observatory

2017 Events

  • L’universo in fiore - 2017-18 - Astronomy courses

Booking open for 2017-18 astronomical courses. On-line dates, topics and speakers: basic and higher astronomy courses.

  • I Cieli di Brera 2017 - Conferences in Milano
9th edition for "I cieli di Brera" - public conferences - Milano

The conferences series are organized by Brera Observatory in collaboration with Brera Pinacoteca and Institute of Science and Literature of Milano. Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

  • Astrokids 2017: Travelling the universe - conferences for children
Sixth conferences for children (5-12 y) to discover the universe

Coordinated by Martina Tremenda. The conferences will be at la Feltrinelli - Piazza Piemonte, 2/4 - Milano. All info Astrokids 2017. Download the flayer in pdf format (212 Kb)
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  • 2017 - Italian astronomical olympic games

Italian astronomical olympics are organized and supported by Italian Astronomical Society and National Institute of Astrophysics, in cooperation with Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca. Go to official site - go to our web page.

  • Visiting our Observatory

Research for everybody

A web site telling the history of the Observatory through its instruments ... (go to the italian web site)

  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Gamma-ray bursts were first observed in the late 1960s by the U.S. Vela satellites, which were built to detect gamma radiation pulses emitted by nuclear weapons tested in space ... (go to the italian web site)