Thursday, January 01, 2009

Welcome to the International Year of Astronomy

The Opening ceremony of the International Year of Astronomy will take place in Paris, January 15-16, 2009, under the aegis of the UN, UNESCO and the International Astronomical Union (IAU). It is also supported by a number of sponsors including French and international organizations and institutions .

About 600 people will be invited, including students from IYA09 participating countries. Attendance will be by invitation only.

Preliminary Program : 15 January 2009, 16 January 2009

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