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

- Edwin Hubble –

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News

  • Gran Canaria
    The June solstice will be broadcast from Gran Canaria
  • DQSkies 2021
    La Palma will host an international conference for the protection of the night sky
  • Premio CICOP
    International Prize for the Conservation of the Canary sky
  • Artistic composition of a supermassive black hole regulating the evolution of its environment. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC) and Dylan Nelson (Illustris-TNG).
    A study shows the unexpected effect of black holes beyond their own galaxies
  • Image of the placement of the four legs of the test cryostat in the AIV room of the IAC. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC).
    The IAC passes successfully the pre-optical revision of the instrument HARMONI
  • An example of a nearby spiral galaxy, M81, where the bulge is easily identified as the central redder part, and the disc, dotted with zones where stars are currently forming and appear as blue regions forming spiral arms. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/Harvard-Smithsonian CfA.
    The origin of the first structures formed in galaxies like the Milky Way identified

Events

  • 26 Jul 21
    30 Jul 21
    Upcoming
    Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2021
    Onlline course
    09:00
    17:00

Employment

  • Un contrato - Ingeniero/a - CALP (La Palma) - Modalidad Laboral Obra o Servicio. PS-2021-040

    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 Ingeniero/a, fuera de convenio, en la

  • Six Summer Grants at IAC Astronomical Research

    The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX Summer Grants in Astrophysics. The research topics pursued at the IAC include most areas of Astrophysics: Solar Physics, Planetary Systems