A recent press release has appeared on the NASA/Chandra website (link), dedicated to the binary system V745 Sco and the model developed by S. Orlando (INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Palermo), M. Miceli (University of Palermo) e J. J. Drake (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, US), which explains the nova explosion occurred on February 6th 2014. V745 Sco is a binary system composed» Read more
Palermo Astronomical Observatory “Giuseppe S. Vaiana” is one of the research centres of the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF). It works together with Palermo University through the Department of Physics and Chemistry.
OAPa’s main characteristic is its specific vocation in the field of space astrophysics. The network of activities also involves several frontier research fields both at the national and international level.
The interaction between gas, stellar wind and energetic radiation in star forming regions: “The Gaia-ESO Survey: dynamics of ionized and neutral gas in the Lagoon nebula (M 8)” of F. Damiani published by A&A
Star forming regions are complex environments, shaped by the star formation process (which involves gravity, turbulence and magnetic fields) and the interaction between the clouds and the stellar winds and energetic radiation (X-ray and UV) produced by the newborn stars. The interaction between clouds and stellar wind and radiation is of particular interest. Stellar radiation creates expanding fronts in» Read more
The chemical evolution of our Galaxy studied with GES. The study: “The Gaia-ESO Survey: Galactic evolution of sulphur and zinc” of S. Duffau published on A&A
Stars more massive than 9 solar masses are efficient chemical labs, where hydrogen and helium are synthesized into other chemical elements, such as oxygen, carbon, and silicon. When these stars explode as supernovae (type I or “core-collpase” supernovae), these chemical elements are ejected into space, enriching the interstellar medium and being in future available to form new generations of stars.» Read more
Selezione pubblica per titoli ed eventuale colloquio per il conferimento di n. 1 assegno di ricerca dal titolo “Sintesi di molecole organiche in ghiacci sottoposti» Read more
Approvazione assetto organizzativo dell’ INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo “Giuseppe S.Vaiana”
Approvazione dell’assetto organizzativo dell’Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo “Giuseppe S. Vaiana” dello “Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica”» Read more
Provvedimento di approvazione atti e nomina vincitore (D. D. n. 25/17 – 31/05/2017)» Read more
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