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Porto Alegre
Foto:Gilberto Simon

The 12th Global Hands-on Universe Meeting will occur in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on 22nd to 29th, July 2009. The meeting will be divided in two parts:

  • From 22nd to the 24th the Galileo Training Sections (GTTP) gttplogo
  • From 27th to the 29th the GHOU meeting

    Main Topics

    Workshop (July 22nd-24th)

    • GHOU@IYA2009 activities
    • Galileo Teacher Training Program (IYA2009 cornerstone)
    • Astronomical Software (Salsa J, Stellarium, Astrometrica, ...)
    • GHOU campaigns (Asteroid search, Supernova follow-up, ...)
    • Robotic telescopes
    • GHOU Resources
    • Hands-on Activities

    Meeting (July 27th-29th)

    • Hands-on Universe Around the Globe
    • IYA2009 Galileo Teacher Training Programme
    • Telescopes and Mining Astronomical Database for Education
    • Teacher Education/Development and Science@schools
    • Global Projects and Campaigns
    • Astronomy EPO and the community
    • Resources - Online, physical materials and distribution

    Local Organizing Committee

    • Maria de Fátima Oliveira Saraiva (UFRGS - Brazil)
    • Maria Helena Steffani (UFRGS - Brazil)
    • Rosa Doran (NUCLIO - Portugal)

    Scientific Organizing Committee

    • Carl Pennypacker (U.C. Berkeley, USA)
    • Rosa Doran (Núcleo Interactivo de Astronomia, Portugal)
    • Roger Ferlet (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
    • Lech Mankiewicz (Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Poland)
    • Toshihiro Handa (University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • Honfeng Guo (National Astronomical Observatories of China)
    • Susan Murabona (Africa HOU)
    • Pedro Russo (IYA2009 Coordinator)
    • Maria de Fátima Oliveira Saraiva (UFRGS, Brazil)

Rio 2009 IYA2009

Modified 29 June 2009