Small image of Van Gogh's painting of the Starry Night

The Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena
The First Conference
Held at the Mondo Migliore, under the sponsorship of the Vatican Observatory,
Rocco di Papa, Italy, from 27 June - 2 July 1994

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"Spiral Galaxy" sculpture, Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo
John David Mooney 1994 all rights reserved; with permission of the artist.

John David Mooney's spiral arms on the wall of the dome 

for Vatican Observatory's double-astrograph telescope

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Use the links, below, to access the various sections in which details of the First Conference have been reported.
Go to Editor's Note by R.E. White
Go to introductory note and welcome by G.V. Coyne, S.J.
Go to Introduction, by R.M. Sinclair
Go to "Table of Contents" for Vistas in Astronomy 39(4)
Go to Amy Sandback's Prologue to the Leonardo papers
Go to "Table of Contents" for Leonardo 29(2)
Go to An album of photos taken during INSAP I

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Go to the INSAP homepage
Go to the Second INSAP Conference Webpage

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E-mail to members of the Scientific Organizing Committee
Dr. George V. Coyne, S.J. gcoyne@as.arizona.edu
Dr. Rolf M. Sinclair rsinclai@nsf.gov
Prof. Raymond E. White

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This page last up-dated on: 25 March 2007.