David Galadí Enríquez wins the Hoag/Robinson Award from the International Dark-Sky Association

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October 10th, 2019

David Galadí Enríquez, resident astronomer at Calar Alto Observatory, is one of the winners of the 2019 edition of the yearly awards given by the International Dark-Sky Association.

These prizes recognize «the incredible achievements of individuals and groups who are committed to our mission to preserve and protect the night» and their roles in «strengthening the global movement and empowering others to join the fight against light pollution».

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La consejera de Conocimiento, Investigación y Universidad, Lina Gálvez, visita las instalaciones del Observatorio Astronómico de Calar Alto

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8 de Octubre de 2018

Lina Gálvez, consejera de Conocimiento, Investigación y Universidad, Lina Gálvez, ha visitado las instalaciones del Observatorio Astronómico de Calar Alto, ubicado en la Sierra de los Filabres. Durante la visita ha sido acompañada, entre otros, por Jose Luís Ortiz, Vicedirector de Asuntos Tecnológicos del IAA-CSIC, Jesús Aceituno, director del Observatorio de Calar Alto y Pedro Amado, investigador del IAA-CSIC, Co-PI del proyecto CARMENES, un espectrógrafo especializado en la búsqueda de exotierras en estrellas frias, operativo en telescopio de 3,5 metros del Observatorio.

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We already have winners of the First Calar Alto Competition on Astrophotography and time-lapse.

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We already have the winners of the First Calar Alto Competition on Astrophotography and Time-Lapse. 

The quality of the presented works has been very high, and the final decision was not easy to take. In any case, we want to thank all the participants. and see them back again on the next competition. 

The winner photographies can be seen and downloaded from the competition main page

The winners for all the categories are: 

Planetary Photography

First Prize: Alfredo Vidal Pérez
First Mention: José Cabello
Second Mention: Fernando Cabreizo Palomo
Third Mention: Alfredo Vidal Perez

Deep Sky Photography

First Prize: César Blanco González
First Mention: Juan Ignacio Jiménez Cuesta
Second Mention: Jesús Nieto Palomo
Third mention: Miguel Ángel García Borella

Time-Lapse

First Prize: Alfredo Madrigal Fariña
First Mention: Antonio Mata