Heritage Sites of
Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy
in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention
A Thematic Study
This Thematic Study results from a collaborative project between the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), an advisory body to UNESCO for cultural heritage, and the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the world's foremost professional organization for astronomy, through its Working Group on Astronomy and World Heritage. It is published jointly by ICOMOS and the IAU.