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
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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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News
Colloquia
Apr 23
16:30
The Gaia mission: an exceptional astrometric, photometric and spectroscopic multi-epoch survey
Dr. Laurent Eyer (Observatoire de Geneve)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Grand Lecture Room
Apr 25
11:15
The Local Volume Mapper (LVM): Physics at the energy injection scale
Kathryn Kreckel (ARI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1.OG
Apr 26
11:00
TBA
James Kirk (Imperial)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Recent publications
4/2024
Parmentier, Geneviève
Cracking the Relation between Mass and 1P Star Fraction of Globular Clusters. I. Present-day Cluster Masses as a First Tool
ApJ 964, 140(2024)

3/2024
Finn, Molly K.; Johnson, Kelsey E. et al. (inc. Grebel, Eva K.)
ALMA-LEGUS. II. The Influence of Subgalactic Environments on Molecular Cloud Properties
ApJ 964, 13(2024)

3/2024
Clark, Ilyse; Berg, Danielle A. et al. (inc. Sander, Andreas A. C.)
Aperture and Resolution Effects on Ultraviolet Star-forming Properties: Insights from Local Galaxies and Implications for High-redshift Observations
ApJ 964, 25(2024)