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Scientific Directorate

DIRECTOR: Dr. Giampaolo VETTOLANI


 


    Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
    Viale del Parco Mellini, 84
    00136 Rome (ITALY)

    Phone: +39 0635533 - 360 / 224 / 351

    Fax. +39 0635533 - 359

    E-mail: dir.scient@inaf.it

 

 

Office of the Director:

  • Secretariat
  • Chief Engineering Office

 

Divisions:

 

National Priority Projects:

K2-3: A system of three likely sub-Neptunes

Mar 22, 2018

K2-3: A system of three likely sub-Neptunes A team led by astronomers from INAF presented a new study aimed at determining accurate masses for the three planets in orbit aroud the M-dwarf star K2-3

INAF hosts the preliminary round to set up the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory-ERIC

Feb 14, 2018

INAF hosts the preliminary round to set up  the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory-ERIC At Headquarters of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics INAF, the kick-off round of the multilateral negotiations to establish an ERIC organization to the manage the Cherenkov Telescope Array project as part of the EU’s ESFRI infrastructure roadmap had take place

Extrasolar planets: Italy to lead the construction of the SHARK instruments on the LBT

Jan 24, 2018

Extrasolar planets: Italy to lead the construction of the SHARK instruments on the LBT The Italian institutes involved in the construction of SHARK are the INAF Observatories of Padua and Rome, responsible for the two channels, together with the Observatories of Arcetri, Milan and Trieste and the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Padua