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Where the Earth meets the Universe - 2009

09Nov 2010

International Workshop and Expert Meeting


9-10 November 2009, La Palma, Spain

Close to the finalisation of the International Year of Astronomy, this meeting aimed to make us think over the important progress made in night sky defence and preservation of the associated cultural, scientific and environmental heritage, as well as the objectives and challenges of future beyond IYA 2009.
The International Workshop and expert meeting “Where the Earth meets the Universe” has been organised by the IAC (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias) in the framework of the “Septenium” activities of the Canary Islands’ Government with the support of UNESCO-World Heritage Centre, Mab Programme and IAU (International Astronomical Union).

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