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100 Hours is coming! Join us April 2-5

100 Hours of Astronomy The International Year of Astronomy 2009 Cornerstone project, 100 Hours of Astronomy, is on track to be the largest single science public outreach event ever. More than 1500 events have been registered in over 130 countries and this number is increasing every day. 100 Hours of Astronomy is a truly global project; an event on a scale never attempted before, with more than one million people expected to participate! Links

•    100HA website:

•    100HA programme:

•    100HA channel:

•    IYA2009 website: Join us live on this site to watch the live webcast of “Around the World in 80 Telescopes”  3 April 09:00 UT to 4 April 09:00 UT.


International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA)