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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
Stellar Population Astrophysics with TNG: The old open clusters Collinder 350, Gulliver 51, NGC 7044, Ruprecht 171 2020-10-20

Star clusters are among the most versatile astronomical objects. Within our Galaxy, they play a key-role in the study of both stellar and Galactic chemical evolution, star formation history and dynamical evolution of the Milky Way.

Recent results obtained within the Stellar Population Astrophysics (SPA) project, are presented. SPA is an on-going Large Programme carried out with the 3.6 m Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG) at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (La Palma, Spain). The project is led by L. Origlia (INAF-OA Bologna), with A. Bragaglia (INAF-OA Bologna) as leader of the star cluster group.

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