Monthly Archives: August 2013

Max Valier Observatory

Although I have now returned from my recent trip to Italy, I feel remiss that I never included a post on the Max Valier Observatory in South Tyrol. Located about a 10 minute drive from the Planetarium South Tyrol is … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Warsaw

Congratulations to the Copernicus Science Centre, who are the successful bidders to host the IPS conference in 2016. Maciej and Monika, did a terrific job in their final presentation for the Heavens of Copernicus Planetarium at the IPS council meeting. … Continue reading

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Milan Planetarium

From the newest planetarium in Italy to the oldest. While the Planetarium South Tyrol has only been open a few weeks, the Milan Planetarium opened in 1930 and was the very first planetarium in Italy. This was my last stop … Continue reading

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Planetarium South Tyrol

The 2013 IPS council meeting took place at the Planetarium South Tyrol. The planetarim is located in the idyllic village of San Valentino just north of Bolzano and has a spectacular view of the Dolomite Mountains. It was delightful to … Continue reading

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The Grand Daddy of them all

The IPS council meeting is scheduled to take place in a few days time in Bolzano. A couple of tours have been organised prior to the meeting including a visit to the famous Deutsches Museum in Munich. The Deutsches Museum … Continue reading

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