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Technical, Administative and Library staff
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Activity:
Working at the Astronomic Observatory of Trieste since 1981, currently technical-scientific coordinator with EP3 qualification.
Main activity is the outreach and the research concerning the history of the astronomy. 
Mainly working at the Observative Station M.Hack in Basovizza leading visits to the historical exhibition (set up by himself) and the public visits with the telescope, the didactic and popular observations. 

Also responsible of the M.Hack observatory dome, and of the developement activities of projects, preparation and maintenance of its equipments.
Collaborate with the organization of stages where students can work in Italian observatories. Brought in Italy a student competition called "The International Astronomy Olympiads" and for some years was part of it's national comitee. Currently coordinator of regional activities located in Triveneto and national stages.

Local referent of the INAF museums and taking care of the maintenance and of the value enhancement of the instrumental historical patrimony, historical photographic documents  and old books from the observatory.

In the past I collaborated with researchers from the observatory on searches of visible spectographic analysis and UV as well as visual photometry and IR of binary and peculiar stars, participating in 18 osservative missions in OHP, ESO and other Italian observatories. 
Wrote numerous articles for popular magazines and some books for a big public.