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Project ORISON to study the cosmos from stratospheric balloons launched
 
Project ORISON to study the cosmos from stratospheric balloons launched

03/05/2016

ORISON, financed by the European Union through the H2020 scheme, is a project conducted by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, the University of Stuttgart, the Max Planck Society, and Ernst & Young

 
Launch of the UFFO Tracking Space Telescope, designed to capture the early moment of Gamma-Ray Bursts
 
Launch of the UFFO Tracking Space Telescope, designed to capture the early moment of Gamma-Ray Bursts

28/04/2016

The UFFO international collaboration has developed a tracking space telescope that will detect X-rays and track UV/optical lights emitting from very early moment of Gamma-ray Bursts (GRBs)

 
Planning Starts for MOS and HIRES Instruments on the E-ELT
 
Planning Starts for MOS and HIRES Instruments on the E-ELT

23/03/2016

The Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC) participates in the development of HIRES spectrograph and in the scientific exploitation of both instruments

 
Planet embryo orbiting around star HL Tau shows how planetary formation can be accelerated
 
Planet embryo orbiting around star HL Tau shows how planetary formation can be accelerated

17/03/2016

Young star HL Tau is surrounded by a disk of dust displaying numerous grooves taken believed to be initial phases of planet formation

 
The Calar Alto Observatory opens up its doors to the public
 
The Calar Alto Observatory opens up its doors to the public

01/03/2016

The Spanish-German Astronomical Centre at Calar Alto (CAHA, MPG / CSIC) and the company Azimuth-Education and scientific tourism, have signed an agreement for the management and development of astrotourism and outreach activities from the observatory and its environment

 
The highest angular resolution image in Astronomy reveals the insides of a galactic nucleus
 
The highest angular resolution image in Astronomy reveals the insides of a galactic nucleus

26/01/2016

La misión espacial RadioAstron (Agencia Espacial Rusa) ha observado, junto con otros quince radiotelescopios distribuidos por todo el globo, el entorno del agujero negro en el núcleo de la galaxia activa BL Lacertae

 
Follow a Live Planet Hunt!
 
Follow a Live Planet Hunt!

15/01/2016

Pale Red Dot campaign launched

 
The European Space Agency (ESA) will search for potentially dangerous objects from Calar Alto
 
The European Space Agency (ESA) will search for potentially dangerous objects from Calar Alto

15/01/2016

ESA and Calar Alto have signed a collaboration agreement for the exclusive remote use of the 80 cm. Schmidt Telescope.

 
History of Andromeda galaxy studied through stellar remains
 
History of Andromeda galaxy studied through stellar remains

11/12/2015

Planetary nebulae, stars similar to the Sun which have burnt up their fuel and ejected their external layers, make it possible to study two main substructures of the Andromeda galaxy

 
 Researchers from the IAA and the UGR question results obtained heretofore in the study of pulsating stars
 
Researchers from the IAA and the UGR question results obtained heretofore in the study of pulsating stars

30/11/2015

A study using the high precision satellites CoRot and Kepler has pointed to two examples which put in question the use of a tool common to most studies of stellar oscillations