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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

Ma. Carmen Eliche at Roma

Ma. Carmen Eliche Moral has attended the workshop 'Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Disks' organized by the Vatican Observatory in Rome at the Centro Convegni Matteo Ricci on 1-5 October 2007.

Observing at Calar Alto

Africa, Juan Carlos, Sebastián y Jaime, febrero 2007 Interior de la cúpula del 3.5m de Calar Alto

Juan Carlos Muñoz, Africa Castillo and Jaime Zamorano are observing with the 3.5m telescope of Calar Alto observatory at Almería.

LCBGs group meeting at UCM

The Local Luminous Compact Blue Galaxies (LCBGs, for short) collaboration is working at Madrid Universidad Complutense during this week. Look at the pictures and try to recognize Rafael Guzmán and Jorge Pérez Gallego (University of Florida), Catherine Garland (Castleton State College), Daniel J. Pisano (NRAO) and Africa Castillo (UCM).

GTC First Light

SAR Príncipe de Asturias was a witness of the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC) first light, at Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos (La Palma island). Tycho 1205081, near the Polar star, was the first star observed. GTC was aimed also to the galaxy UGC 10923.

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