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

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  • Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.
    Three dwarf spheroidal galaxies are found to rotate
  • 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


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    Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2021
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  • Tres contratos - Titulados/as Superiores Universitarios/as: Astrofísico/a Residente (R1)- Modalidad Prácticas - PS-2021-050

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la formalización de tres contratos de personal laboral temporal en