INAF-OATs activities for schools  and public

Educational material


The objects to be observed during the session will be previously decided according with the teacher. Here you can find some educational material on the main topics that will be discussed. Teachers can download them to train the students. This material is in Italian, sorry.


  • Telescopes and mounts (pdf)
  • CCD (pdf)
  • Colors (pdf)
  • The Hertzsprung-Russel diagram (pdf)
  • Stellar clusters (pdf)
  • Astronomical coordinates (pdf)
  • Magnitude (pdf)
  • Distances (pdf)
  • Nebulae (pdf)
  • Galaxy morphology (pdf)


More material is available on the web site of the project European Virtual Observatory (