UCL Astrophysics Group


The Carina Nebula imaged by the VLT Survey Telescope Credit: ESO


Galactic Astrophysics

Academic Staff: Prof. Jay FarihiDr Mihkel Kama, Dr Kate PattleProf. Raman K PrinjaDr Jason Sanders and Prof. Jonathan C Rawlings.

A list of research staff and research students can be found on the Astrophysics People page.

This is the home page of the Galactic Astrophysics Group, part of the Astrophysics Group within the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy at UCL.

The group carries out a wide range of research, on topics that include low- and high-mass star formation, the astrophysics of gas and dust in nebular and circumstellar environments and studies of the properties of evolved stars, massive stars and supernovae.

Stars in the Local Group

Galactic Star Formation

Star-forming Nebula - NGC 346, credit ESA/Hubble
Orion Nebula, credit: ESO/M.McCaughrean et al

Supernova Dust

Numerical Codes

Herschel's Cool Universe (Artist's Concept), Image credit: ESA /C. Carreau
Numerical binary code