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and training new professionals and to disseminate and communicate
to society
 in:

  • Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

  • Meteorology and Geophysics

The latest asteroid discovered at Fabra Observatory is named after the UB professor Jorge Núñez

The asteroid 1941 WA has been named (4298) Jorgenunez. This celestial body, one of the minor planets in the main asteroid belt of the Solar System –located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter-, is named after Jorge Núñez de Murga director of the Fabra Observatory astronomical observatory of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of Barcelona (RACAB) and member of the ICCUB and the FQA department of the University of Barcelona.
 

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Monday, 3 July, 2017

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