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The Isaac Newton Group operates the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope and the 2.5-m Isaac Newton Telescope at the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory.
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Isaac Newton Group Jun 3
ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPPORTUNITY FOR OBSERVING TIME IN SEMESTER 2019B: 1st August, 2019 – 31st January, 2020. *** WHT only (UK + Spanish Time)***
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Isaac Newton Group Jun 3
ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPPORTUNITY FOR OBSERVING TIME IN SEMESTER 2019B: 1st August, 2019 – 31st January, 2020. *** WHT only (UK + Spanish Time)*** Following re-scheduling of a WHT standdown for pre-installation work on...
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Isaac Newton Group Apr 17
Lithium Detected in an Ancient Star Gives New Clues for Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. Researchers from the IAC and the University of Cambridge have detected lithium (Li) in the ancient star J0023+0307, a main-sequence extremely iron-poor dwarf star.
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Isaac Newton Group Apr 17
Lithium Detected in an Ancient Star Gives New Clues for Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. Researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain) and the University of Cambridge (UK) have detected lithium (Li) in the ancient star...
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Isaac Newton Group Mar 9
Studentship Programme at the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes. We welcome applications for 4 places on the ING studentship programme 2019/20. The deadline for applications is 31st March 2019.
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Isaac Newton Group Mar 6
Discovery of Many New Ultra-Diffuse Galaxies in Galaxy Clusters. In preparation for the new multi-object survey spectrograph, WEAVE, on the William Herschel Telescope, the astronomical community is working on deep imaging surveys to...
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Isaac Newton Group Mar 6
Discovery of Many New Ultra-Diffuse Galaxies in Galaxy Clusters. In preparation for the new multi-object survey spectrograph, WEAVE, on the William Herschel Telescope, the astronomical community is working on deep imaging surveys to...
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Isaac Newton Group Feb 19
Announcement of Opportunity for Observing Time in Semester 2019B.
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Isaac Newton Group Feb 19
Announcement of Opportunity for Observing Time in Semester 2019B.
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Isaac Newton Group Jan 3
A Ground-based Near-ultraviolet Secondary Eclipse Observation of the Hottest Exoplanet. A team of astronomers led by Matthew Hooton at QUB used the INT to obtain the first published example of any ground-based secondary eclipse observation at UV.
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 26
Comet 46P/Wirtanen photographed by Abel de Burgos Sierra on the night of 16th December 2018 at perihelion, from the vicinity of the Isaac Newton Telescope.
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 24
The staff of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes wish you all the best for 2019!
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 18
ING Schedules and Time Allocations 2019A Released.
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 18
ING Schedules and Time Allocations 2019A Released.
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 7
The Extended Planetary Nebula Spectrograph (ePN.S) Early-type Galaxy Survey.
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 7
The Extended Planetary Nebula Spectrograph (ePN.S) Early-type Galaxy Survey. Cosmological simulations predict that early-type galaxies (ETGs) are the results of extended mass accretion histories characterised by different numbers of...
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Isaac Newton Group Dec 5
Visit of Simon Manley, Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Spain.
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Isaac Newton Group Nov 23
Searching for the Weakest Detectable Magnetic Fields in White Dwarfs. While the effects of the magnetic fields are well observed and sometime even understood, the origin of stellar magnetic fields is often unknown.
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Isaac Newton Group Nov 23
Searching for the Weakest Detectable Magnetic Fields in White Dwarfs.Magnetic fields are present in a large variety of stars across the Hertszprung-Russell diagram, during all evolutionary stages from pre-main sequence stars, to...
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Isaac Newton Group Nov 2
Time Resolved Spectroscopy of Dust and Gas from Extrasolar Planetesimals. A team led by Marie Karjalainen (ING) used electron-multiplying frame-transfer CCDs on ISIS@WHT to obtain time resolved spectroscopy of WD 1145+017.
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