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100 Hours of Remote Astronomy

 The Universe is knocking at your door. Are you ready?
The wonders of the sky are coming directly to your home April 2-5 through the 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Observatories around the globe have remotely operated telescopes at the ready for this global celebration of astronomy. Discover the skies as astronomers do, connecting with a telescope thousands of miles away and opening your own window on the Universe - anytime you like, wherever you are.

You can choose a telescope that you control yourself in real time, or one that will take images for you according to your request. This will be an unforgettable experience for beginners and experienced observers alike. Astronomers will also
be available at some telescopes for help and discussion. You can even share the journey with your local community by creating your own 100 Hours of Astronomy event with a distant telescope!

Below is a map of the available remote observatories with details about their telescopes and information on how to access them. Choose the one that fits your needs and check their website for details and reservation information. Don't leave the Universe waiting at your door!