Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut


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


Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg

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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Jul 23
Tracing Star Formation Across Scales: A Case Study in the Solar Neighborhood
Professor Catherine Zucker (Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Main Lecture hall (gHS)
Jul 25
Unveiling the Role of Active Galactic Nuclei Winds in Shaping Galaxies: Impacts on Stellar Populations and Chemical Enrichment
Rogemar Riffel (UFSM)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1.OG
Jul 26
Ian Crossfield (Kansas)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Recent publications
Mayker Chen, Ness; Leroy, Adam K. et al. (inc. Li, Jing; Kreckel, Kathryn; Klessen, Ralf S.; Glover, Simon C. O.; Egorov, Oleg V.; Chevance, Mélanie)
Hα Emission and H II Regions at the Locations of Recent Supernovae in Nearby Galaxies
AJ 168, 5(2024)

Reyes-Rodríguez, E.; Méndez-Delgado, J. E. et al. (inc. Kreckel, K.)
Excitation mechanisms of C II optical permitted lines in ionized nebulae
A&A 687, A97(2024)

Balbinot, E.; Dodd, E. et al. (inc. Cabrera-Ziri, I.; Matsuno, T.)
The 33 M black hole Gaia BH3 is part of the disrupted ED-2 star cluster
A&A 687, L3(2024)