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2015 Summer scholarships training in astrophysical research

The group Gaia at the Department of Astronomy and Meteorology, University of Barcelona, Institute of Cosmos Sciences, Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia announces TWO summer grants from July to September for astrophysics research.


The scholarships are aimed at students in the final year of the degree in Physics or double degree in Physics-Mathematics, who have completed the course Observational Astronomy or can demonstrate an equivalent knowledge.


Tuesday, 24 March, 2015

20t March Eclipse Live Webcast



On the occasion of the eclipse that will occur next March 20 the Astronomy and Meteorology Department offers



  • live webcast from Barcelona: http://eclipsi2015.ub.edu/
  • an informative web page where you will find the characteristics of the eclipse and data for correct observation http://eclipsi2015.ub.edu/
  • an eclipse leaflet 
  • the opportunity to observe it with telescope from differents places of Barcelona. Some teams from this Department are going to do public observing with telescopes and to lend eclipse glasses:
    • in front of the door of the UB Historical Building (Pl. Universitat)
    • at Espai Ciència of the Saló de l'Ensenyament at Montjuic (entry with the ticket of the Saló de l'Ensenyament from 10 h)
    • at the terrace roof of the faculty (only faculty members)

Eclipse leaflet

Never look at the Sun directly!

See observation methods


Friday, 6 March, 2015


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