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  • Roughness and local reflectivity degradation of Cherenkov telescopes' mirrors exposed to salt erosion
  • Tayabaly, K., Sala, G., Canestrari, R., Pareschi, G., Sironi, G., Spiga, D. -
  • Spectroscopic identification of r-process nucleosynthesis in a double neutron-star merger
  • Pian, E., D’Avanzo, P., Benetti, S., Branchesi, M., Brocato, E., Campana, S., Cappellaro, E., Covino, S., D’Elia, V., Fynbo, J. P. U., et al., -
  • New Insight into the Fatigue Resistance of Photochromic 1,2-Diarylethenes
  • Pariani, Giorgio, Quintavalla, Martino, Colella, Letizia, Oggioni, Luca, Castagna, Rossella, Ortica, Fausto, Bertarelli, Chiara, Bianco, Andrea -
  • Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger
  • Abbott, B.P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T.D., ..., ..., Campana, S., Cappellaro, E., Covino, S., D'Avanzo, P., D'Elia, V., Getman, F., et al., -
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INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Brera



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Visits and information

 Visiting OAB
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OAB for school

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

Tomaso belloni tells us about neutron star fusion ...

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

ESO’s HARPS instrument finds Earth-mass exoplanet around Ross 128 ... Read all story on eso1736

From November, 13 - 19, 2017 Italy Light Festival organized by INAF and National Astronomical Society. . Web page events for our Observatory : Light in Astronomy 2017 - Download flyer for MERATE - download flyer for MILANO

November, 15 2017 - 6 p.m. - Advanced Virgo: study gravitational waves in Galileo land - Speaker: Giovanni Losurdo - INFN - Pisa Advanced Virgo Project Leader. All information on I Cieli di Brera 2017.    immagine icona documento pdf

November 26, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. - Under Ofiuco zodiac sign - c/o the bookshop Feltrinelli - address: Piazza Piemonte 2/4 - Milano. All info: Astrokids 2017. Download the flyer in pdf format

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  • 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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  • 2018 - 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)