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    IAC Statement: Volcanic eruption in La Palma
  • Image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the Einstein ring GAL-CLUS-022058s, located in the constellation of Fornax. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, S. Jha; Acknowledgment: L. Shatz
    New data obtained about the biggest and one of the most complete Einstein rings
  • Visigoth Basilica of Santa Lucía del Trampal
    The Equinox from the Basilica of Santa Lucía del Trampal
  • Photometer SG-WAS. Credit: Miguel Rodríguez Alarcón (IAC).
    Measuring darkness in remote places
  • View of HH204, a Herbig-Haro object in the Orion Nebula. The left panel shows the Orion Nebula observed with the Hubble Space Telescope, picking out the area around HH204. In the right panel, we can see in detail the structure of HH204 and of its apparent companion, HH203. In this panel, the images by the Hubble Space Telescope taken during 20 years and artificially highlighted with different colours show the advance of the jets of gas through the Orion Nebula. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    Anatomy of the impact of a protostellar jet in the Orion Nebula
  • Image of the solar atmosphere showing a coronal mass ejection. Credit: NASA/SDO
    IRSOL and IAC scientists solve a complex paradox in solar physics


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