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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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Colloquia
Jan 22
16:15
Dragonflies, dark matter, and the hunt for ghostly galaxies
Pieter van Dokkum (Yale University)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Großer Hörsaal
Jan 23
15:15
UVIT- HST- Gaia-VISTA study of star cluster Kron 3 in the Small Magellanic Cloud: A cluster with a large spread in metallicity
Prasanta Kumar Nayak (Indian Institute of Astrophysics)
SFB Seminar - The Milky Way System
ARI seminar room basement, video broadcast to HITS, LSW, MPIA
Jan 23
16:00
Hunting abundance spreads in globular clusters of the LMC
Andreas Koch (ARI/ZAH)
SFB Seminar - The Milky Way System
ARI seminar room basement, video broadcast to HITS, LSW, MPIA