IAC publishing

The Science Communication and Culture Unit (UC3) is responsible for the outreach publications and material of the IAC. It seeks in this way to keep citizens informed of the various activities that the IAC organizes and to bring them closer to the fascinating science of Astronomy.

The IAC publishes regularly:

  • Popular magazines (Paralajes,...).
  • Memoria and reports.
  • A Blog "Vía Láctea, S / N" and Social Networks.
  • Factsheets and brochures about the facilities of the Canary Islands Observatories and scientific, technological, educational and outreach activities.
  • Posters and graphic supports (displays, roll-ups, banners,...) announcing scientific meetings (congreses, winter schools,...) and other outreach events.
  • Prints of astronomical images and installations.
  • Astronomical calendars.
  • Own production books & didactic units.
  • Videos.

  • Annual report CCI 2016
    Annual report CCI 2016

    The second half of this decade is proving to be one of the most exciting periods in the history of Astronomy in the Canary Islands.

  • PARALAJES Cover Lights of the Universe
    PARALAJES Lights of the Universe

    In 2015 we celebrated the International Year of Light, which is the "messenger" of astrophysical phenomena, and it was also the 30th anniversary of the official inauguration of the Headquarters of the

  • Annual report CCI 2015
    Annual report CCI 2015

    These are exciting times at the Observatorios de Canarias, not only because of the excellent science that is being achieved and the development and incorporation of new instruments but also in the way

    PARALAJES Tsunami STARMUS 2014

    Special supplement dedicated to the great science outreach event, the second STARMUS festival, which was celebrated in September 2014 with the collaboration of the IAC and of the Gran Telescopio