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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Jun 11
High resolution observations of protoplanetary disk structures
Myriam Benisty (IPAG)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Jun 15
Ultra-diffuse galaxies and their implications for galaxy formation and evolution
Prof. Pieter van Dokkum (Yale University)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Zoom, Zoom
Jun 17
Superbubbles, stellar feedback and triggering of star formation in nearby galaxies
Oleg Egorov (ARI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1, 1.OG

Recent publications
Lindegren, L.; Bastian, U. et al. (inc. Biermann, M.)
Gaia Early Data Release 3. Parallax bias versus magnitude, colour, and position
A&A 649, A4(2021)

Smith, Rory; Michea, Josefina et al. (inc. Grebel, Eva K.; Lisker, Thorsten; Pasquali, Anna)
Brought to Light. II. Revealing the Origins of Cloaked Spiral Features in Cluster Passive Dwarf Galaxies
ApJ 912, 149(2021)

Calzetti, Daniela; Battisti, Andrew J. et al. (inc. Grebel, Eva K.)
Revisiting Attenuation Curves: The Case of NGC 3351
ApJ 913, 37(2021)