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Exploring The Digital Universe With Europe's Astrophysical Virtual Observatory; Vast Databanks At The Astronomers' Fingertips

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December 10, 2001
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European Southern Observatory
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A new European initiative called the Astrophysical Virtual Observatory (AVO) is being launched to provide astronomers with a breathtaking potential for new discoveries. It will enable them to seamlessly combine the data from both ground- and space-based telescopes which are making observations of the Universe across the whole range of wavelengths - from high-energy gamma rays through the ultraviolet and visible to the infrared and radio.

A new European initiative called the Astrophysical Virtual Observatory (AVO) is being launched to provide astronomers with a breathtaking potential for new discoveries. It will enable them to seamlessly combine the data from both ground- and space-based telescopes which are making observations of the Universe across the whole range of wavelengths - from high-energy gamma rays through the ultraviolet and visible to the infrared and radio.


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European Southern Observatory. "Exploring The Digital Universe With Europe's Astrophysical Virtual Observatory; Vast Databanks At The Astronomers' Fingertips." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 December 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/12/011206073412.htm>.
European Southern Observatory. (2001, December 10). Exploring The Digital Universe With Europe's Astrophysical Virtual Observatory; Vast Databanks At The Astronomers' Fingertips. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/12/011206073412.htm
European Southern Observatory. "Exploring The Digital Universe With Europe's Astrophysical Virtual Observatory; Vast Databanks At The Astronomers' Fingertips." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/12/011206073412.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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