Category: News in the team

Colour-composite image of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 300 and the surrounding sky field, obtained in 1999 and 2000 with the Wide-Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at the La Silla Observatory.

15 years of NGC 300 distance

This exact day 15 years ago we published a paper that became a setting stone for our long-lasting project on improving the calibration of the cosmic distance scale in the local Universe.

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Obituary notice

With great sadness we inform that the Araucaria’s member, Zbigniew Kołaczkowski, passed away on September 22, 2018.

Sunset behind Paranal, viewed from OCA

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...