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ING Newsletter No. 9, March 2005
GENERAL
SCIENCE
TELESCOPES AND INSTRUMENTATION
OTHER NEWS FROM ING
TELESCOPE TIME

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Reference: ING Newsl., No. 9, page 36.
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Visits to ING

A total of 860 visitors split in 42 tours were shown round the WHT and occasionally the INT from September 2004 to January 2005. In total 203 official tours were organised and 5656 visitors shown around in 2004, including Open Days. Visitors included the general secretary of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences and Ireland’s embassador in Spain. The television programme ‘Redes’ of Spanish TVE and the series ‘Schrödingers Katt’ of the Norwegian NRK TV were filmed, and the programme series ‘Un Programa Estelar’ comprising six chapters filmed in 2003 was shown on the Spanish TVE2 channel twice. From 8 to 14 November the Spanish Education and Science Ministry and the IAC celebrated the European Science Week on La Palma. As part of the activities, an excursion to the observatory was organised in collaboration with the Public Outreach group of OPTICON (accompanying photos).  ¤

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*: Email contact: Javier Méndez (jma@ing.iac.es)



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