Polvere di stelle (Stardust) is the instrument that present the archives of astronomical observatories, the progress of the reorganization work, and the new tools available for historical research. ...view details
Total solar eclipse of 1842 observed at the Brera Observatory by Francesco Carlini, famous for his studies on the lunar motion. A student, Giovanni Capelli, notes: To the naked eye, the Capella and the Aldebaran were observed, and some even claimed to have seen the planet Mars .... An intense cold was felt ...
Private letter to Luigi Carnera from the US Headquarters of the air control zone, in which it communicates the occupation of the Capodimonte Observatory for military operations.
This organisation is doing everything possible to preserve the valuable records and installations so that it may continue with the same efficiency when peace returns.
The scientific expedition to Augusta for the total solar eclipse observation on 22 December, 1870, the first to be financed by the Italian government after unification. In the while Tacchini and Nobile determined the longitude difference between Palermo and Naples.