News Archive

 

February 2017
A Call for Proposals for the observing period July 1 - October 31, 2017, has been announced. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 31, 2016.

 

June 2018
Observing schedule for the period July-October 2018 is now open

 

February 2018
The Call for proposals to be supported via the OPTICON H2020 Trans-National Access programme in Semester 2018B includes 12 nights on the 2.3m Aristarchos telescope, between July 1 and October 31, 2018. The deadline for submitting proposals is February 28th.

 

February 2017
The 2.3m Aristarchos telescope participated in the OPTICON H2020 Trans-National Access programme for the first time in 2017A. Observations for 2 runs, spanning 11 nights took place in January 2017.

 

July 2016
Discovery of WASP-113b and WASP-114b, two inflated hot-Jupiters with contrasting densities.

 

February 2016
Deciphering the bipolar planetary nebula Abell 14 with 3D ionization and morphological studies using observations from the 2.3m Aristarchos telescope.

 

May 2016
The observing schedule for the period July-October 2016 is now available.

 

February 2016
A Call for Proposals for the observing period July 1 - October 31, 2016, has been announced. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 31, 2016.

 

May 2015
The observing schedule for the period July-October 2015 is now available.

 

Febrouary 2015
A Call for Proposals for the observing period July 1 - October 31, 2015, has been announced. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 31, 2015.

 

July 2014
The observing schedule for the period August-October 2014 is now available.

 

March 2014
A paper using data from the 2.3m Aristarchos telescope has been accepted for publication in MNRAS: "On the stability of bow shocks generated by red supergiants: the case of IRC-10414" , D. M.-A. Meyer, V. V. Gvaramadze, N. Langer, J. Mackey, P. Boumis, and S. Mohamed, 2014, MNRAS, 439, L41.

 

February 2014
A Call For Proposals for the observing period August 1 - October 31, 2014, has been announced. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 31, 2014.

 

February 2013
Read the press release by the Royal Astronomical Society (February 2013) with the first results from the Aristarchos telescope: "New Greek observatory sheds light on old star".

 

" The earth revolves about the sun in the circumference of a circle, the sun lying in the middle of the orbit, and the sphere of the fixed stars, situated about the same center as the sun, is so great that the circular orbit of the earth is as small as a point compared with that sphere [Aristarchus of Samos c. 270 BCE]."