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Specola Vaticana

Astronomer, meteoriticist and Jesuit Brother Guy Consalmagno gives students from Timaru High School a tour of Specola Vaticana, one of the oldest observatories in the world.

Not a first edition just a mere second edition of Copernicus s Astronomia
Brother Guy Consalmagno showing the students a second edition of Copernicus’s Astronomia isaurata.

Specola Montage
Left: Adam Simpson opens the roof for viewing. Right: The larger of the two telescopes inside Castel Gandolfo.