In this week’s ESOblog post she tells us about her role in creating the AstroCalendar, a database of astronomical events that brings the past. Implementation: This use case will be implemented by the AstroCalendar module of D2D. AstroCalendar is a project of ESO, for the ESO Supernova Planetarium. Astronomical Calendar for October: Link >>> com/astrocalendar/html#oct. The current month’s.

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Time, date, and month are all set via the crown, while a simple corrector advances the day.

SpaceWatchtower: Astronomical Calendar: October

It is quickly discovered by presenters worldwide in the GUI. A lecturer thinks this is relevant news, flies to the host star, downloads assets and presents them to the audience. Astrocalendxrium number of events indicates the number of data items that are already available.

Just looking at this movement, you can tell it is not like your usual perpetual calendar. An event could be something interesting happening in the sky tonight or over the next few days. She has an education in science communication and in organising outreach events and she has previously volunteered at science astrocalenvarium.

I think this is really inspirational for the future, too. The biggest innovation of the new in-house calibre MC is that the main functions are all controlled by gears instead of levers. Reading the circular mechanism becomes intuitive very quickly. The ESO Supernova takes visitors on astrocalemdarium trip through the Universe itself, but possibly more importantly, it also tells the story of human efforts to discover and understand the Universe.


For now, the AstroCalendar has two main uses. I am always really curious about the reaction people have when they first walk through our doors. Soon after to be determined by the vendor the news will appear in the the D2D presenter menu under News. AstroCalendar is one of the best tools for you to gain insight in your timing for the future by understanding your past.


Here is the Rotonde de Cartier Astrocalendaire, a perpetual calendar with a flying tourbillon that uses a multi-tier circular display for the perpetual calendar and a mechanism that is almost entirely free from the typical levers and springs.

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Data2Dome gathers and shares lots of multimedia content from places like NASA and ESA and enables planetarium presenters to act as astronomical weathermen. The fully cased watch comes in at 45mm across and By continuing to use this website, you are giving consent to our use of cookies.

At 32mm wide and 8. Rather than bringing the latest science into the dome hours or even minutes after it is published, new data is typically presented days or even weeks thereafter — and often never, as there are so many barriers. In this way, the planetarium — usually expected to be the local hub of astronomy education — lags behind blogs, newspapers, TV and other media. Early live photos and details after the jump.

The Price is for each individual required. Hassan Jaffer – Sheppard Ave. Press Releases — — — — Announcements Stars ESO New on eso. You can go back in time to the day you were born and any date after that astrocalenxarium get a great insight on all the important events which happened in your life.

I am hugely grateful to the rest of astrkcalendarium ePOD staff, who were always incredibly kind and helpful, but Astrocalendarrium would also like to use this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who helped me collect the information and translate all the written content from English to German.


It is a month subscription and you can also include your children or other people. In addition to allowing the wearer to set the watch in both directions, it greatly improves durability and reduces the risk of breakage. The following are use cases which are currently being implemented by Content Providers.

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The D2D menu highlights the blog article. Do you have a favourite astronomical event that you felt should be included in the AstroCalendar? For more information on how ESO uses data and how you can disable cookies, please view our privacy policy.

Subscribe to receive news from ESO in your language. Please follow and like us: The second use of the AstroCalendar database is as a touchscreen in the ESO Supernova, which astrocalendarlum visitor can use to explore current events as well as historical ones. We are planning to publicly release this touchscreen as well as most of the other ESO Supernova content under a free Creative Commons license later this year.


The perpetual calendar indicators are a bit nontraditional on this watch, with retrograde days at 6 o’clock and date around the perimeter of the dial. Valentina has a PhD in physics, specialising in quantum optics.

Astronomical Calendar – A.D. 2013

Subscribe Contact Site Map. She’s passionate about astronomy and astrophysics, and her dedication is to share the knowledge and beauty of science with the widest audience possible. Data2Dome allows planetarium presenters to act as astronomical weathermen. Talking Watches With Fred Savage.