2009 is 400 years since Galileo first pointed his telescope at the night sky. He changed our view of the universe forever and paved the way for modern science. Below is a collection of links to information and resources tailored for Australians.
Science Teachers Amateur Astronomers
Australian Events in 2009   Official Global Website   NASA IYA Website
The official Australian site
listing IYA events
  The official global website
for the IYA 2009
  Browse NASA news and links
related to the IYA 2009
Astronomical Societies   Monthly Themes   Australian Observatories
Find an astronomical society
in your area within Australia
  Hot topics to discover each
month during IYA 2009
  Find a public observatory in
your area within Australia
Summary of Major IYA Events in 2009
     March 16 - 28 Globe at Night http://www.globe.gov/GaN/
     March 20 Sun-Earth Day http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/2009/
     April 2-5 100 hours of Astronomy http://www.100hoursofastronomy.org/
      July 18 - 19 Parkes Observatory Open Days Details Here
     August 15 - 23 National Science Week http://www.scienceweek.info.au
Other Resources
Documentary   Documentary   Galileo Galilei
400 Years of the Telescope   Fully Downloadable Official Documentary of IYA09   Suggested readings on the
life and work of Galileo
Cosmic Diary   Earth to the Universe   Galileo Galilei
Hear from astronomers as they talk you through their everyday work   A collection of some of the most stunning astronomical images   Wikipedia page on Galileo

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