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Contacts

EuroVO for education web site
http://vo-for-education.oats.inaf.it/

Contacts
EuroVO for education

INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste
Massimo Ramella
via G.B. Tiepolo 11
34143 Trieste - ITALY

T +39 040 3199 140


INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste
Giulia Iafrate
via G.B. Tiepolo 11
34143 Trieste - ITALY

T +39 040 3199 273


Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg
Pierre Fernique
Observatoire de Strasbourg
11, rue de l'Université
67000 Strasbourg, FRANCE



ESO
Fabien Chéreau
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
D-85748 Garching bei München, GERMANY



Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Hendrik Heinl
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY



INTA-LAEFF
Enrique Solano
Apartado de Correos 50727
28080 Madrid, SPAIN



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Software EuroVO for education

Aladin
aladin.u-strasbg.fr
Interactive Sky Atlas. Aladin displays digital images upon which it is possible to mark the position of celestial objects listed in the astronomical catalogs available online.



Stellarium
www.stellarium.org
Planetarium for PC, it shows the sky as it would appear to the naked eye in any place on Earth and at any time.



VirGO
archive.eso.org/cms/tools-documentation/visual-archive-browser
Application allowing Stellarium to access VO data, in particular those of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) archive.



SimPlay
cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/SimPlay
Web application for a quick view of astronomical images, it marks the positions of celestial objects selected by category and listed in the Simbad online catalog.



EuroVO for education Institutes

ARI
www.ari.uni-heidelberg.de
Astronomisches Rechen Institut - Heidelberg (Gemany)



CDS
cds.u-strasbg.fr
Centre de Donnèes astronomiques de Strasbourg (France)



ESO
www.eso.org
European Southern Observatory - Munich (Germany)



INAF
www.inaf.it
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica - Trieste (Italia)



INTA
www.inta.es
Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aerospacial (Spain)



Virtual Observatory

IVOA
www.ivoa.net
The International Virtual Observatory Alliance coordinates 17 national and supernational VO projects.



EuroVO
www.euro-vo.org
The European Virtual Observatory project builds the Virtual Observatory in Europe.



Educational resources

STELLA
www.stella-science.eu
STELLA is an interactive Web portal for all those who teach science and wish to collaborate or simply share their experiences and ideas. EuroVO for education has obtained the STELLA award and is included in the STELLA European catalog of resources for scientific education.



HOU Europe
www.euhou.net
Hands On Universe is an European project targeted to teachers, helping them to bring astronomy to the classroom with real data, examples, and dedicated software.



Software and other astronomy resources

Google-Sky
www.googlesky.it
Sky browser for the general public, besides exploring the sky it gives useful information on many celestial objects.



World Wide Telescope
www.worldwidetelescope.org
The Microsoft sky browser to explore the sky.



Sky Map
www.sky-map.org
A high quality sky browser.



SalsaJ
www.euhou.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8&Itemid=10
Educational software for the analysis of astronomical images, developed by EU-HOU.



Simbad
simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad
A huge collection of astronomical catalogs online available at the Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS).



VizieR
vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/VizieR
The CDS online catalog browser.



news /more news/
New usecase:
The disk of the Milky Way.
/ April 2, 2015 /
New usecase on shape and properties of the Milky Way./... /
New usecase:
Stellarium for beginners.
/ March 10, 2015 /
New usecase on basic features of Stellarium and simple examples on how to use it./... /
New usecase:
introduction to Aladin.
/ February 21, 2015 /
New usecase on basic features of Aladin and simple examples on how to use it./... /
 
 
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EuroVO for education has been developed with the support of the 7th European Framework
Programme through the following projects: EuroVO AIDA (212104), EuroVO ICE (261541) and
EuroVO CoSADIE (312559). Maintenance is supported by INAF, through the Astronomical
Observatory of Trieste, the ICT Office and the VObs.it initiative.
EuroVO for education is a STELLA project.
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