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What is EuroVO-AIDA/WP5?


EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 is a project developed within the framework of the European Virtual Observatory (EuroVO) with the aim of diffusing EuroVO data and software to the public, in particular students, teachers and astronomy enthusiasts.

EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 offers use cases, pedagogical units, and simplified professional software that will allow a taste of the emotion of scientific research even to those approaching astronomy for the first time or simply wishing to wander between stars.

The educational material of EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 has been designed specifically for teachers in support of an effective presentation of astronomy in the classroom. However, amateur astronomers too will appreciate both the EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 software tools that simulate the night sky giving useful information during observations, or during their planning, and the simple and intuitive access and visualization of EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 data.


What to find in this site?

_ EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 free software for the public
_ use cases consisting of a general presentation of an astronomical problem and a step by step guide on how to use the EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 software tools needed to solve the problem. Use cases can be easily transformed into pedagogical units for middle- and highschools.
_ the latest EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 news
_ a selection of interesting and useful links
_ a brief presentation of the EuroVO-AIDA project


Note: our project depends on your appreciacion. If you found our products useful, please reference it in you work, send us an email or like us on Facebook.   

news /more news/
New UseCase: star clusters.
/ June 17, 2014 /
A new UseCase on star clusters: shape, sizes, distance, distribution in space. /... /
New UseCase:
The Messier Catalogue.
/ October 17, 2013 /
A new UseCase on the Messier catalogie: nebulae, galaxies, clusters and supernova remnants. /... /
Stellarium 0.12.4
released.
/ October 2, 2013 /
New version of the software Stellarium/... /
 
 
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EuroVO-AIDA/WP5, is a workpackage of EuroVO-AIDA, an e-Infrastructure project
co-financed by the European Commission under the Capacities programme of FP7.
EuroVO-AIDA/WP5 is a STELLA project.
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