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Astronet is a consortium which gather European funding agencies in order to establish a comprehensive long-term planning for the development of European astronomy. The consortium started on September 1, 2005.[1][2]



Forum members[edit]

  • ISA, Israel,
  • Institute of Astronomy of the University of Latvia,
  • Academy of Finland,
  • Forskningsrådet for Natur og Univers (FNU), Denmark.


ASTRONET is an ERA-Net financed by the European Commission FP6 (under the initiative « Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area (ERA) »), up to a level of 2.5 M€, out of a total budget of 3.2 M€. The project duration is 4 years.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Astronomie: le programme européen Astronet présente un plan sur 20 ans". Le Point. 2008-11-25. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ What is Astronet?

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