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Obituary notice

With great sadness we inform that the Araucaria’s member, Zbigniew Kołaczkowski, passed away on September 22, 2018. Zbigniew joined the Araucaria Project in 2017, bringing to the team his knowledge of variable stars and...

Cerro Armazones sunset

Before we start an observing night, twice a year we get to see this gem: a marvelous sunset captured from Cerro Armazones of the setting Sun, that illuminates four Unit Telescopes of Very Large...

ERC grant

Professor Grzegorz Pietrzyński has received European Research Council Advanced grant of 2.4 million Euro for “A sub-percent distance scale from binaries and Cepheids” project.

Occurrence of BEPs

Synthetic simulation of low-mass binary stars shows that 5% of them can cross the instability strip as Binary Evolution Pulsators (BEPs).