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
Mar 01
11:00
Euclid - at the start of its surveys
Knud Jahnke (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Mar 08
11:00
A landscape of H.E.S.S. results on indirect dark matter searches
Alessandro Montanari (LSW)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Mar 15
11:00
TBD
Remo Burn (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Recent publications
2/2024
Temaj, D.; Schneider, F. R. N. et al. (inc. Laplace, E.)
Convective-core overshooting and the final fate of massive stars
A&A 682, A123(2024)

2/2024
Vincent, O.; Barstow, M. A. et al. (inc. Jordan, S.)
Classification and parameterization of a large Gaia sample of white dwarfs using XP spectra
A&A 682, A5(2024)

3/2024
Arca sedda, Manuel; Kamlah, Albrecht W. H. et al. (inc. Berczik, Peter; Spurzem, Rainer)
The DRAGON-II simulations - III. Compact binary mergers in clusters with up to 1 million stars: mass, spin, eccentricity, merger rate, and pair instability supernovae rate
MNRAS 528, 5140(2024)