A blog listing news and updates for the cloudymidnights site - a site dedicated to climatically challenged or visually impaired astronomers.
Sunday, September 09, 2012
The Virtual Telescope Project: cultural and social activities (promo 2012)
"This video promotes the no-profit Social and Humanitarian activities of the Virtual Telescope Project. These activities are offered on a volunteer basis." "The Virtual Telescope is proud to support Astronomers Without Borders and the StarPeace project." "Since the Virtual Teleascope started in 2006 as a robotic facility offering cutting-edge technology telescopes online, its team coordinated, supported and cooperated with many events under the Patronage of Onu and Unesco, especially during the International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009). Later, many philanthropic activities started and continue in many places on the planet." "The Virtual Telescope is supported by UnitronItalia Instruments, Software Bisque, Baader Planetarium, Santa Barbara Instrument Group and Planewave Instruments."