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Discovery of a binary system with the Joan Oró telescope

Telescopi Joan Oró
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Josep Manel Carrasco, ICCUB-IEEC

The researcher Josep Manel Carrasco talks on the program "La Santboiana República" of Radio Sant Boi about the discovery of the binary system with the Joan Oró telescope from Montsec.


About the author

Josep Manel Carrasco is a researcher of the Gaia group at the ICCUB, where he works with the photometric and spectrometric calibration of the mission's data, evaluating the state of the satellite and creating the data catalog in the CU9 coordination unit. Creator of the Miralcel dissemination project, he is a regular collaborator of the La República Santboiana program on Radio Sant Boi. He recently published the book "Cosmos: A Quick Immersion" in Tibidabo Ediciones.


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