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The UPAD main storage and processing systems already deployed

During the last months has been carried out the installation process of the main storage and processing systems for the UPAD/T250. The infrastructure has been provided and installed by the companies Bull España S.A...

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Images Navigator

The image navigator allows you to visualize and interact with the astronomical images taken with the facilities of the Observatorio Astronómico de Javalambre.

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Upcoming activities

II Astrophysics School: Cosmology

From September 26 to September 28 2015, the Universidad de Verano de Teruel organises, within its XXXI edition, the "II Astrophysics School: Cosmology". A theorethical-practical astronomy school focused in Cosmology.

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Observatory

The Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre (OAJ) is an astronomical facility located at the Sierra de Javalambre (Teruel), in particular at El Pico del Buitre, 1957 meters above the sea level, close to the village Arcos de las Salinas.

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Projects

The two first main projects defined to be conducted at the OAJ are J-PLUS (Javalambre Photometric Local Universe Survey) and J-PAS (Javalambre Physics of the Accelerated Universe Astrophysical Survey). J-PLUS and J-PAS are unprecedented photometric sky surveys of 8500 deg2 visible from Javalambre.

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Project status
CEFCA operates the OAJ (Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre). This project started in 2010, comprising not only the design and construcción of the two above telescopes but of the whole civil work, related installations and infrastructures for the proper operation of the telescopes.

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