The "Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF, Fundación Canaria" (FGG) is a Spanish no-profit institution constituted by "INAF", the Italian Institute of Astrophysics.

The FGG's aim is to promote the astrophysical research, as foreseen in the international agreement of May 26, 1979 ("Acuerdo de Cooperación en Materia de Astrofísica, B.O.E. Núm.161, 6 Jul 1979"), by managing and running the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG), a 3.58m optical/infrared telescope located in the Island of San Miguel de La Palma, together with its scientific, technical and administrative facilities.

TNG At Night M16 Nebula M16 Nebula Messier 104 (Sombrero Galaxy) NGC 6543 (Cat's Eye Nebula) Stephan's Quintet
Pisces VII/Triangulum III: a new dwarf galaxy of the Local Group and possible satellite of Messier 33 confirmed by DOLoRes@TNG 2021-11-19

There is a new entry in the growing list of galaxies belonging to the Local Galaxy Group (LG), the system to which the Milky Way belongs. Named Pisces VII/Triangulum III, this new extended source was discovered in September 2020 by the amateur astronomer Giuseppe Donatiello by visual inspection of archival images of the DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys (DESI LIS) and subsequently confirmed by follow-up observations using the Italian Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG).
AOT 45 Call for Proposals. Deadline Tuesday November 30th, 2021 2021-11-04

The persistent eruption of the volcano Cumbre Vieja forced us to anticipate the upgrade of the Telescope Control System, originally foreseen in April 2022, to these days. Consequently, The TNG will remain closed from November 4th for 4 weeks. In this way we hope to minimise the loss of observation time. On the other hand, we can offer the full semester AOT45. Thus, the available time offered at TNG via INAF-TAC is 37 (thirty-seven) nights in this call. We encourage applicants to submit proposals asking a row of consecutive nights to be done in visitor mode. The budget can increase if not all the nights offered in other calls will be effectively allocated by the respective TACs. The foreseen schedule breakdown is reported at the bottom. All proposals will be judged strictly on their scientific merit.