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Araucaria Meeting 2019, Concepcion, Chile

Araucaria Meeting 2019, Concepción, Chile

The Araucaria Meeting is a biennial event that brings together 24 astronomers from Poland, France, Italy, Germany, the USA, and Chile, who work on the calibration of the cosmic distance scale and related topics....

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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...

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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

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...

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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.