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The POE office

The Out-reach and Education activities are coordinated by the POE (Public Outreach and Education) office Members of the POE office are :
G. Cutispoto (chair); A. Distefano; D. Domina; G. Leto (co-chair); A. Mangano; P. Massimino; G. Occhipinti.
A special effort has also been done to get funding for this service to the community. The necessary development of instruments like a dedicated telescope for visual observations and multimedia projections systems have been partially supported by MIUR/SSPAR.
During 2004 the out-reach activity have been largely incremented (see Fig4.1), most of the astronomers of OACT and UAS have given their support, together with PhD students and post-doc fellows.
Statistics : In then year 2004 the out-reach and Educational activities can be quantified as follows: The total number of contacts (Visits plus Conferences plus Special Events from 1994 is shown in the following picture:)
Figure 4.1: Numbers of contacts of Out-reach and Educational activities of Catania Astrophysical Observatory from 1994
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