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The CHEOPS mission measures the properties of one of the hottest and most extreme extrasolar planets
CHEOPS, the new exoplanet mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), in which the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) is participating, has observed a nearby planetary system which contains one of the hottest and most extreme extrasolar planets known until now: WASP-189 b. The result, the first from this mission, is being published in Astronomy & Astrophysics.Advertised on
New edition of "Girls who broke a glass ceiling while looking at the sky"
With the aim of motivating interest in scientific and technological (STEM) careers among the younger girls, and to publicise the work of the women astrophysicists and engineers at the IAC, in 2017 the audiovisual series "Girls who broke a glass ceiling while looking at the sky" was initiated. The series, inspired in the project "No-Nancies" by the astrophysicist Pilar Montañés is included in the project "The return of Henrietta Leavitt: from school to a research career via the theatre", an initiative of the IAC in collaboration with the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)Advertised on
The comet NEOWISE from the Canaries
During the month of July we will be able to see comet c/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) with the naked eye from the Canaries and from the Peninsula.Advertised on