Upcoming colloquia

2015-10-15     11:15
ARI Institute Colloquium
Speaker: Roberto de Propris (Tuorla Obs., Turku (Finland))
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Seminar room of the ARI

2015-10-20     17:15
Astronomical Colloquium
Speaker: Norman Murray (Canadian Inst. Theor. Astrophys. , Univ. Toronto )
Title: tbd
Philosophenweg 12

2015-10-22     11:15
ARI Institute Colloquium
Speaker: Martin Altmann (ARI)
Title: n.n.
Seminar room of the ARI

Recent publications

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Hierarchical Star Formation Across the Ring Galaxy NGC 6503
MNRAS 452, 3508 (2015)

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KIC 4768731: a bright long-period roAp star in the Kepler field Authors:
MNRAS 452, 3334 (2015)

Zeidler, P., Sabbi, E., ...
A High-Resolution Multiband Survey of Westerlund 2 with the Hubble Space Telescope. I. Is the Massive Star Cluster Double?
AJ 150, 78 (2015)

Zentrum für Astronomie

Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg

The Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (ZAH) is the largest university astronomy group within Germany. The ZAH was established in 2005 by joining the former state institutes Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) and Landessternwarte Königstuhl (LSW) with the Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik (ITA) of Heidelberg University. [more]


Gaia on Video – with impressions from the AGIS Meeting in Heidelberg

Klaus Jäger and Stefan Jordan have produced a 15 minute DPAC outreach video which explains the Gaia mission and its goals. (06.06.2015)

Shining Message about the End of the Dark Ages

An international team, including researchers from the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH), has discovered three “cosmic Methusalems” from the earliest years of the universe. These unusual stars are about 13 billion years old. Experts assign them to the first generation of stars after the “dark ages”. (28.05.2015)

Asteroid Research Benefits From Gaia Satellite Mission

Astronomical research on asteroids is also benefiting from the Gaia mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). Even though the astrometry satellite’s main purpose is to precisely measure nearly one billion stars in the Milky Way, it has already tracked down a multitude of minor planets in our solar system. (20.05.2015)

Das ZAH trauert um Klaus Tschira

Völlig überraschend ist Dr. h.c. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Klaus Tschira am vergangenen Dienstag, 31. März 2015, gestorben. Das Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (ZAH) hat Klaus Tschira sehr viel zu verdanken und bedauert seinen Tod zutiefst. (01.04.2015)

Friedrich Röpke ist neuer Professor an der Universität Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. Röpke leitet die neue Forschungsgruppe „Physics of Stellar Objects“ am Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien (HITS) und wurde zum 1. März 2015 als Professor für Theoretische Astrophysik am Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (ZAH) ernannt. (01.03.2015)

Arrivals: Fabian Klein

Fabian Klein is PhD student with Prof. Rainer Spurzem and Prof. Andreas Just. The main focus of his work are numerical simulations and code development for stars and gas in the vicinity of black holes. (15.02.2015)

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