StarDate: Jan/Feb 2009


In honor of 400th anniversary of Galileo's first astronomical use of the telescope, the United Nations and UNESCO have declared 2009 the International Year of Astronomy. To celebrate the International Year of Astronomy, our upcoming 32-page 2009 Sky Almanac will feature a telescope theme, along with monthly skywatching tips, anniversaries in the history of astronomy and spaceflight, and events across the United States.


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