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Giovanni Sostero

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Giovanni Sostero (18 March 1964 – 6 December 2012) was an Italian amateur astronomer. [1]

16 relations: Andromeda Galaxy, Associazione Friulana di Astronomia e Meteorologia, Asteroid, Astronomer, Astrophysics Data System, Comet, Croatia, Friuli, Italy, List of minor planets: 9001–10000, Nova, Solar System, Supernova, Universe Today, Variable star, Višnjan Observatory.

Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.

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Associazione Friulana di Astronomia e Meteorologia

The Associazione Friulana di Astronomia e Meteorologia (AFAM) is a non-profit cultural association whose goal is the promotion of astronomy and meteorology to the public and the development of scientific research activities, often in collaboration with professional scientists.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Astronomer

An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who concentrates their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth.

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Astrophysics Data System

The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is an online database of over eight million astronomy and physics papers from both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed sources.

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Comet

A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.

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Croatia

Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.

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Friuli

Friuli is an area of Northeast Italy with its own particular cultural and historical identity.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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List of minor planets: 9001–10000

No description.

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Nova

A nova (plural novae or novas) or classical nova (CN, plural CNe) is a transient astronomical event that causes the sudden appearance of a bright, apparently "new" star, that slowly fades over several weeks or many months.

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Solar System

The Solar SystemCapitalization of the name varies.

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Supernova

A supernova (plural: supernovae or supernovas, abbreviations: SN and SNe) is a transient astronomical event that occurs during the last stellar evolutionary stages of a star's life, either a massive star or a white dwarf, whose destruction is marked by one final, titanic explosion.

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Universe Today

Universe Today (UT) is a popular North American-based non-commercial space and astronomy news website.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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Višnjan Observatory

Višnjan Observatory (Zvjezdarnica Višnjan; obs. code: 120) is an astronomical observatory located near the village of Višnjan in Croatia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Sostero

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