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INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Brera



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via Brera 28, 20121 Milano
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via E. Bianchi 46, 23807 Merate, Lc
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Codice Fiscale: 97220210583
P.Iva: 06895721006

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SCUDO FIAT icon Auction for FIAT SCUDO
Deadline 2018, 11/01 time 11 a.m.
(you have to survey the car in Merate)
Download all information in pdf format

Competitions & thesis

School-Work Alternation

OAB for school

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

Astro curiosity

Gabriele Ghisellini tells us about the four levels of pleasure ...

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

The OmegaCAM camera on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope has captured a glittering view of the stellar nursery called Sharpless 29 ... Read all story on eso1740

Sixth lesson for astronomical courses in Milano: December, 20 2017 - 5:00 p.m. advanced course - "Electromagnetism and light" by Anna Wolter - January, 9 2018 - 5:00 p.m. basic course - "The most powerfull explosions in the universe" by Gabriele Ghisellini - All info "Universo in fiore"

Compliments to Ennio Poretti: starting 1st January 2018 will be the new Director<./span> of TNG! Read on TNG web site Ennio Poretti Director of TNG

The Echelle Spectrograph ESPRESSO has successfully made its first observations. Our Observatory is part of the consortium that designed and built ESPRESSO ... Read all story on eso1739 - Read also MediaInaf article: An Espresso will find Exoplanets and see MediaInaf video: First light for Espresso, 3.0 Planet Hunter


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

basic and higher astronomy courses - On-line dates, topics, speakers, conferences slide and audio

  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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)