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  • 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
  • Image of the simulated local group used for the article. Left, image of dark matter; on the right, gas distribution. The three main galaxies of the Local Group (MW, M31 and M33) are indicated. Credit: CLUES simulation team.
    Satellite galaxies can carry on forming stars when they pass close to their parent galaxies
  • Governing Committee of the Roque de los Muchachos Visitor Centre
    Meeting of the Governing Committee of the Roque de los Muchachos Visitor Centre
  • Artist’s impression of the Nu2 Lupi planetary system. Credit: ESA.
    CHEOPS unexpectedly detects a unique exoplanet


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    Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2021
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  • Un contrato de Administrativo/a . Código de Proceso Selectivo PS-2021-046

    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 Administrativo/a en la modalidad de contrato