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New discovery: the planet Haumea has a ring

New discovery: the planet Haumea has a ring

This is one of the most recent discoveries made by astronomers from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) and which has also published the journal Nature. Each new research is an important scientific advance for the entire community of astronomers.

“Oumuamua”, the first interstellar asteroid

“Oumuamua”, the first interstellar asteroid

This was a unique and extremely special discovery for the astronomical community. Several weeks ago, telescope Pan-STARRS 1 in Hawaii detected an unknown object that did not belong to our Solar System.

Two asteroids pass close by the Earth

Two asteroids pass close by the Earth

A few days ago, astronomers detected two asteroids that passed between the Moon and the Earth. It has to be said that neither of them had a trajectory that was threatening to our planet.

Discovering a really faraway star: Icarus

Discovering a really faraway star: Icarus

Hubble captured an image of Icarus star thanks to a natural gravitational lens.

More than fourteen galaxies get fused shortly after Big Bang

More than fourteen galaxies get fused shortly after Big Bang

It's one of the most colossal formations in the entire (known) Universe.

The misteryous dunes of Pluto

The misteryous dunes of Pluto

Despite the long distance, the Earth and Pluto are more similar than we can imagine.

A new origin about the neutrinos and cosmic rays

A new origin about the neutrinos and cosmic rays

The collision of a cosmic particle last September has allowed scientists toe investigate the source of the neutrinos coming from outside our solar system.

Proxima b may be habitable!

Proxima b may be habitable!

This exoplanet, the closest to Earth, may have life on it.

Goblin, getting closer to discover the Planet Nine

Goblin, getting closer to discover the Planet Nine

Its characteristics are another proof for the being of the ninth planet, further than Pluto's orbit.

The discovery of Barnard b

The discovery of Barnard b

It's the second closest planet to the solar system, placed in the dwarf star orbit, and discovered in 1916.

First Lunar eclipse of 2019

First Lunar eclipse of 2019

The eclipse will be seen this weekend –from Sunday night to Monday– and won't happen again until 2021. It coincides with a Supermoon, the first of 2019.

The astronomical events of 2019

The astronomical events of 2019

The eclipse will be seen this weekend –from Sunday night to Monday– and won't happen again until 2021. It coincides with a Supermoon, the first of 2019.

A nearby "river of stars"

A nearby "river of stars"

Astronomers have discovered a stellar stream which contains al least 4.000 stars and covers most of the southern sky.

7 motivos para hacer astroturismo

7 motivos para hacer astroturismo

El turismo astronómico cada día gana más adeptos; quizás la mayoría de vosotros ya conocéis los beneficios pero, por si acaso, a continuación, os los listamos.

2019's Observatori scholarships, at the local press

2019's Observatori scholarships, at the local press

Local media have highlighted the 2019's Observatori scholarships.

Solar Orbiter: más cerca que nunca del Sol

Solar Orbiter: más cerca que nunca del Sol

Descubrir los secretos que esconde el espacio implica comprender un viejo amigo de la humanidad: el Sol.

The local newspaper Hora Nova highlights the Astronomy Day at the Observatori

The local newspaper Hora Nova highlights the Astronomy Day at the Observatori

The weekly newspaper Hora Nova, from the Alt Empordà region, has published, in its digital and paper versions, a feature about all activities and all the movement that was generated last weekend at the Observatori Astronòmic Albanyà.

Cuásares fríos

Cuásares fríos

Un nuevo fenómeno astronómico relacionado con la extinción de las galaxias.

He aquí los ‘ploonets’

He aquí los ‘ploonets’

Una clase hipotética de objetos cósmicos cuya existencia podría explicar distintos fenómenos.

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