Popularization and Education at Gunma Astronomical Observatory

Hamane, Toshihiko (1998) Popularization and Education at Gunma Astronomical Observatory. In: Astronomical Education with the Internet. Universal Academy Press, Inc., pp. 171-174.


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The largest public observatory in Japan, Gunma Astronomical Observatory (GAO), is now under construction. The purposes of this observatory are popularization, education and research of astronomy and astrophysics. The main telescope is a 150-cm reflector equipped with a public-viewing eyepiece, a highresolution spectroscope, a near-IR camera, and so on. In this article, I will report an outline of the observatory and our plan for education and popularization of astronomy and astrophysics via the internet.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 13 May 2017 23:55
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/840

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