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Sep 04, 2002

The Parallax Project

The University of Pittsburgh Library System's Digital Research Library now provides on-line access to historic star data and calculations compiled and published by Pitt's Allegheny Observatory. More than five decades of the observatory's research-which represents one of the largest systematic, ground-based studies of star distances ever conducted-is now available at the Parallax Project Web site:
http://digital.library.pitt.edu/parallax/.

  • Read the press release.
  • An article about the Parallax Project appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/18/2002.
  • The Parallax Project was noted in The Scout Report, 9/13/2002.