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

Aerospace industries meet with UCM students

Physics students of Universidad Complutense de Madrid and future engineers have only a partial knowledge of work positions when they finish their careers. We will gather some aero-space industries belonging to ASTRID; at the Physics building of UCM on may 13 to inform interested students. This event is made with the collaboration of the UCM Physics.

Astronomers from the Universidad Complutense reveal how galaxies look in Ultraviolet light


A team led by astronomers of the Universidad Complutense recently carried out the most ambitious study to date of nearby galaxies in Ultraviolet light, a range unaccessible to the human eye that is only observable from space. In this study the astronomers used data from the NASA satellite GALEX.

Web Page collaborators working at full thrust

The students who are in charge of migrating the web system of the group are working at full thrust under the supervision of Sergio Pascual.

Two new students joined the team: Estrella Jimenez Gómez and María Benito Castaño

Guaix welcomes several students as new collaborators

A kick-off meeting was held at Guaix headquarters to introduce some students to the web system of the group. These students have obtained a Fellowship from Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (CAM).

Enrique Blanco Henríquez and Juan Manuel Fernández León will help us to improve our web pages.

Armando Gil de Paz talk for students

Dr. Gil de Paz gave a seminar Star Formation, Gas, and Dust in Nearby Galaxies to students of the Astrophysics master at UCM about some of his research on extended ultraviolet disks.

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