UCM group of Extragalactic astrophysics and astronomical instrumentation
Dept. Astrofísica y CC de la Atmósfera   Univ. Complutense de Madrid
Research lines:
Local star-forming galaxies
Galaxy models
Surveys Databases
SHARDS project
Stellar libraries
Early-type galaxies
Meteors and Fireballs
Dark Skies
Instrumental developments:
MEGARA:Multi-Espectrógrafo en GTC de Alta Resolución para Astronomía
EMIR: Espectrógrafo Multiobjeto en el InfraRrojo
FRIDA: inFrared Imager and Dissector for Adaptative optics

Consolider Postdoc

The UCM announces the future opening of one PostDoctoral position within the GTC Consolider-Ingenio 2010 project (First Science with the GTC: bringing Spanish Astronomy to the forefront of European Astronomy).

The Consolider-GTC Fellow will work in the Astrophysics Department of the UCM, and will participate in the activities of the UCM Instrument Software Group. As part of this work, she/he will be involved in the development of data reduction pipelines (DRPs) currently in progress, with special emphasis on the DRPs for optical and near-IR instruments for GTC. The Consolider-GTC Fellow will be allowed (and encouraged) to work on research areas closely related with the scientific exploitation of the future instrumentation. The appointment will be for a period of 3 years.

Please. Further information: Dr. Jesús Gallego (jgm at astrax.fis.ucm.es) or Dr. Nicolás Cardiel (ncl at astrax.fis.ucm.es).

Note: this position has finally been fulfilled by November 2008.

Observing at La Palma

Jaime Izquierdo, Jesús Gallego y Jaime Zamorano have been observing with the 2.5m Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) at e Roque de los Muchachos observatory (La Palma island).

Jesús, Jaime y Jaime, diciembre 2007 Interior de la cúpula de GTC LA Palma

Observaciones en La Palma

Jaime Izquierdo, Jesús Gallego y Jaime Zamorano han realizado observaciones en el Telescopio Isaac Newton (INT) de 2.5m del observatorio de Roque de los Muchachos en la isla de La Palma.

Jesús, Jaime y Jaime, diciembre 2007 Interior de la cúpula de GTC LA Palma

África, hija de África & Javier


Damos la bienvenida a África, hija de África Castillo y Javier. África (3 kgr y 60 gr, 50 cm), que se ha adelantado a las Navidades, es la primera hija de la feliz pareja.


África, daughter of África & Javier

We wellcome África, daughter of África Castillo and Javier. África (3 kgr + 60 gr, 50 cm), who has come before scheduled time (Christmas), is the first daughter of the happy couple.



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