Around the World in 80 Telescopes, for 100 Hours Of Astronomy

"Around the World in 80 Telescopes" was a live, 24-hour webcast from some of the most advanced astronomical observatories both on and off the planet. It was part of "100 Hours of Astronomy", a Cornerstone Project of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009. This image shows the webcast team and Douglas Pierce-Price, the lead of the project, speaking to the whole team just before the event. Image taken in April 2009.

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Id:100h-astronomy
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:5495 x 3744 px

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Name:ESO HQ Garching
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
• Unspecified : People
• X - People and Events

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