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24 11, 2020

The cancellation of SPICA

In October 2020, the European Space Agency (ESA) unexpectedly cancelled the ESA Medium Class M5 mission candidate SPICA (SPace Infrared telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics) (press release): The European Space Agency (ESA) and the [...]

17 11, 2020

Ariel ‘adopted’ by ESA

Ariel was selected in 2018 as the fourth medium-class science mission in ESA’s Cosmic Vision plan. It was ‘adopted’ by ESA during the Agency’s Science Programme Committee meeting on 12 November. ESA’s exoplanet mission [...]

11 11, 2020

J-PLUS second public data release

The J-PLUS DR2 Data Release (July 2020) (J-PLUS-DR2) comprises 1088 J-PLUS fields observed in twelve optical bands amounting to 2176deg2. J-PLUS DR2 is based on images collected from November 2015 to February 2020 by [...]

14 10, 2020

Puestos de doctorado FPI en varios centros

(we apologize, this information is only available in Spanish) Queremos llamar vuestra atención sobre las múltiples ofertas para hacer el doctorado en Astronomía y Astrofísica en diversos centros de investigación.La convocatoria FPI2020 admite solicitudes hasta el [...]

24 09, 2020

Minimal Science Operations at ESO

The exceptional circumstances imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic led to the suspension of science operations at the La Silla and Paranal observatories, as well as at the APEX telescope, since the end of March. [...]

24 09, 2020

CHEOPS Discretionary Programme

The CHEOPS discretionary programme provides the opportunity to request observing time on CHEOPS at any time of the year, and specifically outside the annual announcements of opportunity. Details of the programme, including all tools/manuals/information [...]

19 09, 2020

Calar Alto Call for Proposals. Semester 2021A

Deadline: 15/10/2020 Applications for observing time at the 2.2- and 3.5-m telescopes for the Spring semester 2021 (January 1 through June 30) The Principal Investigator (PI) of the proposal must be [...]