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Solar Telescopes

Dr. Sergio Javier González Manrique

The Solar Telescopes Group develops and operates facilites for solar observations. The main facility is the German Solar observatory with GREGOR and the Vacuum Tower telescope (VTT) at the Teide Observatory of the Instituto Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) on the Canary Islands of Tenerife, Spain.


High-spatial resolution images were captured on July 10th, 2023, using the Improved High-resolution Fast Imager

Unveiling the Hidden Secrets of Sunspot’s penumbra

Scientific Instrumentation

The formation of sunspot's penumbra, a fascinating phenomenon on the Sun's surface, has long intrigued…

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Anual CCI Report 2022 published

Solar Telescopes

The annual report for 2022 of the international scientific committee (CCI) of the astronomical observatories…

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