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A comet under crystal-clear skies

A casual photograph of comet PanSTARRS taken with simple equipment displays the crystal-clear quality of the sky at Calar Alto Observatory...

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Asteroid 2012DA14 from Calar Alto

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In search for the furthest galaxies

teaserAn international research team is performing a program in search for the furthest galaxies in the universe. But distant objects are also very faint. For this reason, the search relies upon one of the strangest implications of general relativity: the amplification of light coming from remote bodies due to the gravitational effects of closer ones, the gravitational lensing effect. Calar Alto telescopes and instruments are contributing to this research…

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Calar Alto beats its historic yearly record of observing time

teaserThe German-Spanish Astronomical Centre (CAHA), better known as Calar Alto Observatory, has beaten in 2012 its yearly record of efficiency, measured as time devoted to observation...

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