This first science image from CHEOPS, which had the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researchers, was intentionally blurry to maximize the precision of CHEOPS’ measurements.
The most detailed image of the material surrounding two supermassive black holes in a galaxy in the process of merging was obtained with the collaboration of a researcher now at the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
First data gathered with ESPRESSO, an instrument built with the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), help clarify a debate about an hypothetical planetary system.
Some members of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço and DEIMOS Engenharia actively involved in this mission will be available at the Porto Planetarium, next 16th of December, at 14:00.
Throughout December, IA suggests a journey through artistic and cultural works inspired by the Universe, recalling key moments in the history of Astronomy and Space exploration that happened in the past in December.
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