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Astronomisches Rechen-Institut

Directors:

Prof. Dr. Eva Grebel   and
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wambsganß
Tel: +49 6221 54 1801 (Secretary)
FAX: +49 6221 54 1888

Address:

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
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The Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) is part of the newly established Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg or ZAH). The other two institutes in the ZAH are the Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik or ITA) and the State Observatory Königstuhl (Landessternwarte Königstuhl or LSW).

The scientific activities at the ARI cover a broad range of research areas including cosmology, gravitational lensing, galaxy evolution, stellar dynamics, astrometry, satellite missions, and calendrical calculations.

The ARI is involved in various local, European, and worldwide scientific networks and collaborations. The ARI plays a leading role in the preparation of the Gaia satellite mission of the European Space Agency. The ARI also operates a special high-performance computer for calculating gravitational interactions.

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Colloquia
Oct 24
11:15
The structure and formation of the Milky Way bulge : A view through double red clump
Dongwook Lim (ARI)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Mönchhofstraße 12-14, Seminarraum 1
Oct 25
15:00
Revealing the mysteries of gas giant planets
Ravit Helled (Zurich)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Oct 29
16:30
Dwarf galaxy archaeology: Answering big questions with tiny galaxies
Anna Frebel (MIT)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, großer Hörsaal