“The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons”

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  • Perseids on MAGIC telescope
    The Perseids 2021: the most awaited meteor shower of the summer
  • The image shows the process of nuclear feeding of a black hole in the galaxy NGC 1566, and how the dust filaments, which surround the active nucleus, are trapped and rotate in a spiral around the black hole until it swallows them. Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO).
    Astronomers discover how to feed a black hole
  • Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.
    Rotation found in three galaxies satellites of the Milky Way
  • WEAVE's fibre positioner after being unpacked at the William Herschel Telescope (WHT). Credit: Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING), La Palma.
    WEAVE is ready to start operating in La Palma
  • Sombrero galaxy (M104). Credit: Manuel Jiménez/Giuseppe Donatiello.
    A large tidal stream observed in the Sombrero galaxy
  • Fotômetro Pico dos Homes
    The first light pollution laboratory in the Azores


  • Un Titulado/a Superior fuera de convenio - Ingeniero/a Mecánico/a-DALI(PoP). Código de proceso selectivo (PS-2021-027)

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de un/a Titulado/a Superior, fuera de convenio, en la