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  • "Christmas 2011: Best Wishes from La Palma!", ING image release, 20th October, 2011.

  • "Opportunity with the Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope", ING web news release, 10th October, 2011.

  • "The ING Telescopes Contribute to the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics", ING web news release, 4th October, 2011.

  • "The ATLAS3D Project: Replacing the Handle of Hubble's Tuning Fork", ING web news release, 20th June, 2011.

  • "Discovery of a New Class of Supernovae", ING web news release, 9th June, 2011.

  • "UK Parliamentary Inquiry into Astronomy", ING web news release, 1st June, 2011.

  • "Wide-Field Multi-Object Spectrograph WEAVE Proposed for WHT Prime Focus", ING web news release, 29th May, 2011.

  • "ING Joins Efforts with GTC to Discover a Galactic Black Hole", ING web news release, 25th April, 2011.

  • "Galaxy Zoo Supernovae and the WHT", ING web news release, 11th April, 2011.

  • "Call for INT Support and Studentship Applications", ING web news release, 7th March, 2011.

  • "The Cigar Galaxy", ING image release, 21st February, 2011.

  • "Announcement of Opportunity for Observing Time in Semester 2011B", ING web news release, 15th February, 2011.

  • "UK Parliamentary Inquiry into Astronomy", ING web news release, 7th February, 2011.

  • "Call for Proposals to be supported via the OPTICON Trans-National Access Programme", ING web news release, 3rd February, 2011.

  • "Call for Proposals to the CCI's International Time Programme on the Canary Islands", ING web news release, 25th January, 2011.

  • "The Cat's Eye Nebula", ING image release, 24th January, 2011.

  • "CANARY: First On-Sky Demonstration of Multi-Object Adaptive Optics", ING web news release, 29th December, 2010.

  • "The Veil Nebula", ING image release, 27th December, 2010.

  • "PLC Technology Reduces Observing Overheads", ING web news release, 19th November, 2010.

  • "The Crescent Nebula", ING image release, 30th October, 2010.

  • "The Ring Nebula", ING image release, 25th August, 2010.

  • "Comet P/2010 A2, an Activated Asteroid from the Main Asteroid Belt", ING web news release, 23rd July, 2010.

  • "ING's Position Statement on STFC's 16 December Press Release / La Situación del ING en el Plan Estratégico de la Astronomía Británica", ING web news release, 18th December, 2009.

  • "The Pinwheel Galaxy", ING web image release, 23rd September, 2009.

  • "Un Sorteo Estelar", ING web news release, 17th August, 2009.

  • "First Light for ACAM - the WHT's New Imager / Spectrograph", ING web news release, 16th July, 2009.

  • "New Director for Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes", ING web news release, 14th July, 2009.

  • "Earth's Transmission Spectrum from Lunar Eclipse Observations", ING web news release, 12th July, 2009.

  • "First Spectroscopic Observations Using an Electron-Multiplying CCD", ING web news release, 10th June, 2009.

  • "First Ground-based Near-infrared Direct Detection of an Extrasolar Planet", ING web news release, 14th January, 2009.

  • "Detection of Naphtalene Cation in the Interestellar Medium", ING web news release, 1st November, 2008.

  • "The Universe Shines Twice as Bright", ING web news release, 16th April, 2008.

  • "An Astro-Comb for the WHT with a Precision of 1 cm·s-1", ING web news release, 28th April, 2008.

  • "A Wide Companion Near the Deuterium Mass Limit", ING web news release, 23th March, 2008.

  • "Evidence for an Extrasolar Planet Around CM Drac from Binary Stellar Eclipse Timing", ING web news release, 23th March, 2008.

  • "Diffuse Bands Don't Originate in Circumstellar Envelopes", ING web news release, 27th February, 2008.

  • ING Will Host the 7th NEON Observing School, ING web news release, 17th December, 2007.

  • IPHAS Initial Data Release, ING web news release, 12th December, 2007.

  • First Light on FastCam at the WHT, ING web news release, 12th December, 2007.

  • First Ground-Layer Adaptive-Optics System for General Astronomical Observations, ING press release, 30th November, 2007. Available formats: HTML | PDF | TXT.

  • SuperWASP Finds a Strongly-Irradiated Transiting Gas-Giant Exoplanet, ING web news release, 8th November, 2007.

  • Observational Evidence that Outflows from AGNs Originate as Disk Winds Rotating a Super-Massive Black Hole, ING web news release, 3rd November, 2007.

  • Comet 17P/Holmes Observed with the Eyes of the Isaac Newton Telescope, ING web news release, 2nd November, 2007.

  • The ING's Telescopes Contribute Towards the 2007 Gruber Cosmology Prize, ING web news release, 24th August, 2007.

  • Two Stellar Explosions at Exactly the Same Position, ING web news release, 31st July, 2007.

  • First Light for the Galaxy H-alpha Fabry-Perot System (GHaFaS), ING web news release, 18th July, 2007.

  • Thousands of Dwarf Galaxies in the Coma Galaxy Cluster, ING web news release, 27th June, 2007.

  • A Low-Mass Pre Main Sequence Eclipsing Binary System, ING web news release, 27th June, 2007.

  • Conferencia Pública "El Universo Caliente y Exótico Visto en Rayos X", ING press release 3/2007, 19th June, 2007.

  • Congreso Internacional de Astrofísica sobre la Naturaleza de las Nebulosas Planetarias Asimétricas, ING press release 2/2007, 19th June, 2007.

  • First Light for the GLAS Laser Beacon, ING web news release, 7th June, 2007.

  • Brown Dwarfs and Isolated Planetary-Mass Objects Might Follow the Same Formation Process, ING web news release, 6th June, 2007.

  • The Most Detailed Image Ever Produced of the Rosette Nebula, ING web news release, 23rd April, 2007.

  • A Whirlpool in the Wake Left by a Dying Star, ING web news release, 20th April, 2007.

  • The YORP Effect Detected on Near-Earth Asteroid 2000 PH5, ING web news release, 8th March, 2007.

  • A Gaseous Metal Disk Around a White Dwarf, ING web news release, 2nd January 2007.

  • First Observational Evidence of a Dead Cataclysmic Variable, ING web news release, 20th December 2006.

  • A New Planetary Nebula Discovered by IPHAS, ING web news release, 16th November 2006.

  • First Detection of Rubidium in Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars, ING web news release, 14th November 2006.

  • The Least-Massive Brown Dwarfs in the Pleiades, ING web news release, 14th November 2006.

  • SuperWASP Finds Its First Transiting Exoplanets, ING web news release, 26th September 2006.

  • Conferencia Pública "Plutones y Carontes en el Cinturón Transneptuniano: ¿Es Plutón el Noveno Planeta?". ING Press Release 3/2006, 16th May, 2006. Available formats: HTML | PDF.

  • Congreso Internacional sobre la Estrella V838 Mon y su "Eco de Luz". ING Press Release 2/2006, 16th May, 2006. Available formats: HTML | PDF.

  • Aviso de Rueda de Prensa: Con Motivo del Congreso Internacional de Astrofísica que se Celebra Esta Semana en el Hotel H10 Taburiente Playa. ING Press Release 1/2006, 16th May, 2006. Available formats: HTML | PDF.

  • WHT and NOT Observations Probing Cosmic Evolution with Gamma-Ray Bursts: GRB 060206 at Redshift 4.048. Joint ING-NOT web news release, 2 March, 2006. Available formats: HTML.

  • WHT and TNG Observations Prove that the Large Trans-Neptunian Object 2005 FY9 is Very Similar to Pluto. Joint ING-TNG web news release, 13 January, 2006. Available formats: HTML.

  • Gas and Dust Properties in the Afterglow Spectra of the Third-Highest-Redshift GRB 050730, from WHT observations. ING web news release, 23 August, 2005. Available formats: HTML.

  • Más de 60 expertos de todo el mundo debaten en La Palma sobre una nueva técnica de observación astronómica, press release sent to local media to announce the workshop on "Adaptive-Optics Assisted Integral-Field Spectroscopy". Also: note to announce press conference. ING Press Release, 10 May 2005. Available formats: HTML | PDF.

  • LIRIS Observations of Supernova SN 2004ao. ING web news release, 14 January 2005. Available formats: HTML.

  • "William Herschel Telescope Identifies the Companion Star of Type IA Tycho Brahe's 1572 Supernova". ING press coverage. Available formats: HTML.

  • Vida Inteligente en el Universo - Conferencia pública en el Real Club Náutico de Santa Cruz de La Palma, miércoles 28 de mayo a las 20:00 horas. ING Press Release, 27 May 2003. Available formats: PDF.

  • Spectacular Views of an Exploding Star. ING Press Release, 27 March, 2003. Available formats: HTML | PDF | TXT.

  • The William Herschel Telescope Finds the Best Candidate for a Supernova Explosion. ING Press Release, 31 January 2003. Available formats: HTML | TXT | PDF.

  • A Sharper Look at Near Earth Asteroid 2002 NY40. ING Press Release, 4 September 2002. Available formats: HTML | TXT | PDF.

  • Charla Divulgativa "¿Por qué todo es simétrico?" (in Spanish). ING Press Release 2/2002, 30 May 2002 (sent to local press media). Available formats: HTML | PDF.

  • ING Organises a Conference on "Symbiotic Stars Probing Stellar Evolution", from 27 to 31 may" (in Spanish). ING Press Release 1/2002, 24 May 2002 (sent to local press media). Available formats: HTML | PDF | TXT.

  • S-Cam, The World's Most Advanced Optical Camera, Captures Eclipse of Binary Star. ING Press Release 2/2001, 11 July 2001. Available formats: HTML | PDF | TXT.

  • The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes Hosts a Conference on Active Galaxies. ING Press Release 1/2001, 4 May, 2001. Available formats: HTML.

    In Spanish: Congreso Internacional de Astrofísica Organizado por el Grupo de Telescopios Isaac Newton del 7 al 11 de Mayo en Los Cancajos. Nota de Prensa ING 1/2001, 4 de mayo de 2001. Formatos disponibles: HTML | PDF | TXT

  • Comet LINEAR: Going, going... but not quite gone!. ING Press Release 3/2000, 4 August 2000. Available formats: HTML | Text.
  • The Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope observes the death of comet LINEAR. ING Press Release 2/2000, 28 July 2000. Available formats: HTML | Text.
  • "Invisible" Galaxies, Distorted Arcs and Galactic Rings Revealed by First Images from INGRID. ING Press Release 1/2000, 29 June 2000. Available formats: HTML | PDF | Text.
  • EL TELESCOPIO WILLIAM HERSCHEL OBSERVA POR PRIMERA VEZ UN PLANETA FUERA DEL SISTEMA SOLAR (in Spanish). Press Release ING 4/99, 16 December 1999. Available formats: HTML | Gzipped Postscript | PDF | Text

  • The Isaac Newton Telescope discovers a new Local Group galaxy. ING Press Release 5/99, 1 December 1999.

  • Astronomers Complete First Phase of Large Area, Faint Sky Survey. ING Press Release 3/99, 6 April 1999. Available formats: HTML | Gzipped Postcript

  • Workshop on Instrumentation at ING. The Next Decade. ING Press Release 2/99, 7 April 1999. Available formats: HTML | Gzipped Postcript | Text

  • El Grupo Isaac Newton acoge por primera vez a estudiantes de formación profesional en prácticas (in Spanish). ING Press Release 1/99, 6 April 1999. Available formats: HTML | Gzipped Postcript | Text

  • A Totally New Detector Sees First Light at the WHT. ING Press Release 0/99, 15 February 1999. Available formats: HTML | Gzipped Postscript | PDF .

  • Astronomers find possibility for a planet like ours with an orbit that allows the existence of live, Daily Telegraph reports. Observations were carried out with the Isaac Newton and Jacobus Kapteyn telescopes among others. ING Press Release 4/98, 4 November 1998.

  • The Brightest Object Ever Observed. Press Release ING 3/98, 1 October 1998. Press Photo ING PP1/98.

  • Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory Open Days (in Spanish). Joint Press Release: IAC, ING (ING Press Release 2/98), HEGRA and TNG, 21 July 1998.

  • The solar eclipse of 26 February from La Palma (in Spanish). ING Press Release 1/98, 17 February 1998.

  • The Isaac Newton Group has set up a mailing list dedicated to La Palma (in Spanish). ING Press Release 9/97. November 27, 1997.

  • The William Herschel Telescope discovers a new type of star (in Spanish), informed the University of Wyoming (USA). ING Press Release 8/97. November 12, 1997.

  • International Conference about Site Properties of the Canarian Observatories to be held on La Palma from the 29th until the 30th of october (in Spanish), organized by the Site Properties Subcommitte (SUCOSIP) of the Comité Científico Internacional (CCI). ING Press Release 7/97. October 28, 1997. Conference Poster is Press Photo ING 497.

  • Summary of the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory Open Days (in Spanish). ING Press Release 6/97. September 16, 1997.

  • Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory Open Days (in Spanish). Press Release ING 5/97. July 21, 1997. On the 25th of July, the 10th of August and the 14th of September William Herschel telescope will be open to receive visitors. Observatory staff will show people around the telescopes.

  • European Astronomers Discover New Type of Comet Tail. ING Press Release 4/97, April 18. Different versions of the discovery image ING 3/97 and the caption can be found here.

  • William Herschel Telescope takes the First Optical Image of a Gamma-Ray Burst. ING Press Release 3/97, April 16, 1997. Discovery image ING 2/97 [ gif, 88k | jpg,139k ] and caption.
  • Daily Hale-Bopp Pictures. ING Press Release 2/97, March 18, 1997. Press Photo ING 1/97, with its respective caption, is a sample.
  • The Hale-Bopp Comet. Informative Sheet ING 1/97, February 25, 1997. More information: ING Hale-Bopp web pages.


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