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First network to monitor meteoroid and atmosphere

Scientific and Technological projects

  • icona progetto ASTRI-CTA

    Astrofisica con Specchi a Tecnologia Replicante Italiana
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  • Athena
    The Astrophysics of the Hot and Energetic Universe
  • CTA
    An observatory for ground-based gamma-ray astronomy
  • icona progetto Darklight

    Darklight
    Illuminating Dark Energy with the Next Generation of Cosmological Redshift Surveys

  • Espresso
    Searching for other Worlds
  • Euclid
    Mapping the geometry of the dark Universe
  • icona progetto Hires@elt

    ELT High Resolution Spectrograph
    Biosignatures in Exo-Earths - First Light Stars - Fundamental Physics

  • MAGIC
    Gamma-ray astronomy at low energies with high sensitivity
  • MAORY
    Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics RelaY for E-ELT
  • Paolo
    Polarimeter Add-On for the LRS Optics
    A Spectro-Polarimeter for Dolores (LRS) at the INAF-TNG
  • Rem
    A 60 cm diameter telescope located in the La Silla
  • SOXS @ NTT
    Son Of X-Shooter - Built by an international consortium
  • Spaceinn
    Exploitation of Space Data for Innovative Helio- and Asteroseismology
  • Swift
    A NASA medium explorer satellite for GRB science
  • Vipers
    VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey
  • Weave
    The next-generation wide-field survey facility for the William Herschel Telescope (WHT)

Seminars in Milan

  • h. 11:00 - 18 Sep 2019 - IASF | Laura Pentericci - Osservatorio di Roma

Latest publications

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INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Brera

 
 

Contacts

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via Brera 28, 20121 Milano
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Merate
via E. Bianchi 46, 23807 Merate, Lc
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Visits and information

 Visiting OAB
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MERATE: September, 6 2019 - NO daytime visit in Merate

Astronomical Museum of Brera

Attention: Weekly guided tours and Sunday openings are suspended until September.

Competitions

Thesis in OAB

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School-Work Alternation

OAB for school

 School site
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OAB archive and library will be reorganized during next months. For any information please contact Agnese Mandrino

CONFERENCE CANCELLED: September, 18 2019 - 6:00 p.m. Conferences cycle "I Cieli di Brea" - Third conference: "Gaia, Einstein’s compass" - Mariateresa Crosta INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino - Next conference: October, 16 2019 - In collaboration with Pinacoteca of Brera and "Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere" - C/O Sala della Passione - Pinacoteca in Palazzo Brera, via Brera 28 Milano - Click here for all info: I Cieli di Brera - Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

September, 10 2019 registration opening for 2019-20 Astronomy courses in Milano - All info "Universo in fiore 2019-20". Download flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

Thanks to the ExoWorlds competition it is now possible: you can participate as an individual person, a group or a school following some simple rules. To participate to the competition you have to send your proposal name for the exo-planet assigned to your country by October 10. All information: NameExoWorlds.

October, 16 2019 - 6:00 p.m. Conferences cycle "I Cieli di Brea" - Third conference: "Gravitational waves and the puzzle of gold in our solar system" - Silvia Piranomonte - INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma - In collaboration with Pinacoteca of Brera and "Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere" - C/O Sala della Passione - Pinacoteca in Palazzo Brera, via Brera 28 Milano - Click here for all info: I Cieli di Brera    immagine icona documento pdf

July, 20 1969 mankind takes the first walk on the surface of the Moon ... INAF-OAB celebrates the fiftieth anniversary with some events. Look at Moon - Collective story

Events

11th edition for "I cieli di Brera" - public conferences - Milano

The conferences series are organized by Brera Observatory in collaboration with Brera Pinacoteca and Institute of Science and Literature of Milano.


Italian astronomical olympics are organized and supported by Italian Astronomical Society and National Institute of Astrophysics, in cooperation with Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca. Go to official site www.olimpiadiastronomia.it

In occasion of fiftieth anniversary of Moon landing

For you a precious collection every week from March, 15 2019

Research for everybody

Riccardo Giacconi. Memories. On EDU INAF

by Laura Barbalini, Anna Wolter and Luigi Stella
(go to the italian web site)

  • The history of the Observatory through its instruments
  • A web site telling the history of the Observatory through its instruments ... (go to the italian web site)


  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Gamma-ray bursts were first observed in the late 1960s by the U.S. Vela satellites, which were built to detect gamma radiation pulses emitted by nuclear weapons tested in space ... (go to the italian web site)