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CEFCA joins ESA's Euclid Mission

A collaboration agreement between the Euclid Consortium of the European Space Agency (ESA)-led space mission Euclid- and the Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA; Teruel) has been signed for th...

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Images Navigator

The image navigator allows you to visualize and interact with the astronomical images taken with the facilities of the Observatorio Astronómico de Javalambre.

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Upcoming activities

First light instruments are being designed to exploit the survey capabilities of the OAJ telescopes. In particular, a wide field camera has been developed for the JAST/T80 and another one is being developed for the JST/T250.

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Observatory

The Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre (OAJ) is an astronomical facility located at the Sierra de Javalambre (Teruel), in particular at El Pico del Buitre, 1957 meters above the sea level, close to the village Arcos de las Salinas.

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Projects

The two first main projects defined to be conducted at the OAJ are J-PLUS (Javalambre Photometric Local Universe Survey) and J-PAS (Javalambre Physics of the Accelerating Universe Astrophysical Survey). J-PLUS and J-PAS are unprecedented photometric sky surveys of 8500 deg2 visible from Javalambre.

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Project status
CEFCA operates the OAJ (Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre). This project started in 2010, comprising not only the design and construcción of the two above telescopes but of the whole civil work, related installations and infrastructures for the proper operation of the telescopes.

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