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International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009)

Welcome to the area reserved for the celebration of the IYA2009. Here you will find information about the events scheduled to take place during 2009: in the world, in Switzerland and in Ticino in particular.

The IYA2009 in the World

The IYA2009 in Switzerland

The IYA2009 in Ticino

I am the IYA2009 local coordinator for the region Ticino.
  • Main website containing the program of events in Ticino (see also here):

  • See all the Ticino events in :

The FETTU poster exhibition in Ticino

I am also involved in the preparation of the swiss version of the exhibition "From Earth to the Universe" (FETTU, see also here) that is taking place all over Switzerland during 2009. In Ticino, it can be seen in many different occasions: Centro Lugano Sud, Orselina, Locarno Monti, Brione, Festival Basecamp09, Castagnola Science Center and in various highschools of the canton (see below).

FETTU in the mall "Centro Lugano Sud", Grancia (20.4.2009 - 29.8.2009)

Ads in Lugano

Ads in Lugano

Centro Lugano Sud

Centro Lugano Sud

toward the exhibition

toward the exhibition

FETTU in the highschool "Liceo Lugano 1" (1.4.2009 - 15.5.2009)

Liceo Lugano 1

FETTU in the highschool "Liceo di Mendrisio" (15.2.2009 - 31.3.2009)

FETTU in Orselina (17.5.2009 - 31.12.2009)

Orselina Park

Other FETTU pictures in Orselina on the
Pro-Orselina website

Other pictures of the opening ceremony on the Pro-Orselina website

FETTU in Locarno Monti (17.5.2009 - 31.12.2009)

Other FETTU pictures in Locarno Monti on the
Pro-Orselina website

FETTU in Brione (17.5.2009 - 31.12.2009)



Other FETTU pictures in Brione on the
Pro-Orselina website

FETTU at the Basecamp09 Festival, Lugano, Ciani Park (22.5.2009 - 30.5.2009)

Ciani Park

Ciani Villa

FETTU in the highschool "Liceo Lugano 2" (20.10.2009 - 31.12.2009)