JUAN CARLOS CASADO

JUAN CARLOS CASADO

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Observatori's president

Renowned word-wide astrophotographer and president of Observatori Astronòmic Albanyà. Casado collaborates with several institutions on educational and outreach projects, including the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), scientific expeditions (the Shelios group and “Ruta de las Estrellas” project). He has written for magazines such as Astronomía (Spain) and Ciel et Espace (France). His images of the night sky have been exhibited in schools, colleges, universities, planetariums and science museums. They have also been published in magazines such as National Geographic and have appeared on television (BBC, NBC) and on various websites (APOD, SPACE.COM).

Casado’s images offer a new perspective as they merge the beauty of natural landscapes and cultural and historical locations with the splendor of the night sky and its phenomena. He is also involved with the project "Tierra y Estrellas" (Starry Earth).

PAU BOSCH

PAU BOSCH

Observatori's director

Observatori Astronòmic Albanyà director, graduated in theoretical physics from the University of Barcelona and a usual scientific popularizer in astrophysics and cosmology. Pau has collaborated on investigation about galaxies' formation and evolution. Nowadays, he belongs to NASA's TESS spacecraft tracking group, searching for possible candidates of habitable planets beyond the solar system.

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