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Dec. 29, 2016

The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) have edited an astronomical calendar in poster format (only in Spanish) illustrated with the image of the "Fireworks" Galaxy , NGC 6946, taken with the OSIRIS instrument on the GTC at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Garafía, La Palma). Credit: GTC team/ Daniel López/ IAC. Design: Ramón Castro and UC3 (IAC). 

You can pick up free copies of this calendar in the coming days, until stocks run out, at Reception in the IAC Headquarters, La Laguna (from 8.00h to 18.00h) and from the Astrophysics Centre, La Palma (CALP), Breña Baja (from 8.00h to 15.00h) at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.

The IAC and the Museum of Science and the Cosmos, of Museums of Tenerife, in collaboration with the scientific institutions participating in the Canary Island Observatories, and the Starlight Foundation, have also edited aastronomical table calendar (only in Spanish); this one is a table calendar, with astronomical images taken at the Observatories, and is also available in digital format. Texts: Oswaldo González (MCC) y Alfred Rosenberg (IAC). Design: Ramón Castro y UC3 (IAC).

The two calendars are part of the project "NIÉPCE: from the negative to the positive" a tribute of astronomy to photography."

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