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Awarded two PhD Fellowships in Cosmology and Galaxy Formation

The CEFCA Foundation has awarded two PhD Fellowships in Cosmology and Galaxy Formation. These fellowships were published on the CEFCA web page from October 27 to December, 4, 2014.

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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

II Astrophysics School: Cosmology

From September 10 to September 12 2015, the Universidad de Verano de Teruel organises, within its XXXI edition, the "II Astrophysics School: Cosmology". A theorethical-practical astronomy school focused in Cosmology.

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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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