Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

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
Directions

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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News
Colloquia
Mar 05
15:00
from the instrument to the data analysis.
Faustine Cantalloube (MPIA) on High-contrast imaging of exoplanets and circumstellar disks
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Zoom,
Mar 12
15:00
Exploring the metal-poor inner Milky Way with the Pristine survey
Anke Arentsen (Strasbourg)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Zoom,
Mar 19
15:00
TBD
Rebeca Garcia-Lopez (Uni. Dublin/MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Recent publications
4/2021
Ishikawa, Yuzo; Goulding, Andy D. et al. (inc. Wylezalek, Dominika)
X-ray analysis of SDSS J165202.60+172852.4, an obscured quasar with outflows at peak galaxy formation epoch
MNRAS 502, 3769(2021)

4/2021
Hughes, Meghan E.; Jethwa, Prashin et al. (inc. Reina-Campos, Marta; Trujillo-Gomez, Sebastian; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik)
What to expect when using globular clusters as tracers of the total mass distribution in Milky Way-mass galaxies
MNRAS 502, 2828(2021)

4/2021
Gallazzi, Anna R.; Pasquali, A. et al.
Galaxy evolution across environments as probed by the ages, stellar metallicities, and [α /Fe] of central and satellite galaxies
MNRAS 502, 4457(2021)