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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...

Araucaria Meeting 2017, Kraków, Poland

We proudly present the scientific teams assembling the Araucaria Project. The Araucaria Meeting  took place at the end of September 2017 in Crocow, Poland, and was attended by 23 people from 11 scientific institutions...

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).