The International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009) was a year-long celebration of astronomy that took place in 2009 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with a telescope by Galileo Galilei and the publication of Johannes Kepler's Astronomia nova in the 17th century. As part of these celebrations I organised and coordinated a public lecture with Professor Owen Gingerich (Harvard) and Professor John Brown (Astronomer Royal and Professor at the University of Glasgow on Scottish astronomy and the Crawford Collection.

"Doing Astronomy from Scotland: The Scottish Royal Astronomers and Lord Crawford's Treasure Trove of Astronomical Books", event Part of the Celebrations for the The International Year of Astronomy in collaboration with the Crawford Library and the Edinburgh International Science Festival

Monica Azzolini
2009

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The International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009) was a year-long celebration of astronomy that took place in 2009 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with a telescope by Galileo Galilei and the publication of Johannes Kepler's Astronomia nova in the 17th century. As part of these celebrations I organised and coordinated a public lecture with Professor Owen Gingerich (Harvard) and Professor John Brown (Astronomer Royal and Professor at the University of Glasgow on Scottish astronomy and the Crawford Collection.
2009
Monica Azzolini
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