Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Welcome to ZAH

Welcome to ZAH

The Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (ZAH) joins the institutes Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI), Landessternwarte Königstuhl (LSW) and Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik (ITA). Its spectrum of research and teaching activities ranges from planet formation and galaxy evolution to cosmology and state of the art computer physics in parallel with the development and assembly of instrumentation for telescopes and participation in satellite projects.

ZAH Research Highlights

Reina-Campos (ZAH/ARI), Rahner (ZHA/ITA); 02.11.2017

ZAH NEWS

This DFG Priority Programme (SPP) is designed to run for six years. ZAH scientists participate with five projects. (1.10.17)

Die Mitgliederversammlung der Astronomischen Gesellschaft hat auf ihrer wissenschaftlichen Jahrestagung Prof. Dr. Joachim Wambsganß zu ihrem neuen Präsidenten gewählt. (22.09.17)

Dr. Kruijssen überzeugte durch seine Arbeiten zur Entstehung von Sternen und Sternhaufen, die insbesondere in Forschungen zur Galaxienentwicklung breite Anwendung finden. (06.09.2017)

The unexpected discovery of numerous ultra-diffuse galaxies is both remarkable and puzzling (22.08.2017)

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Colloquia at ZAH
Nov 23
11:15
Young, metal-enriched cores in early-type dwarf galaxies in the Virgo cluster
Linda Urich (ARI)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
ARI Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1
Nov 27
11:15
Cosmic ray driven galactic winds and their dependence on halo mass
Jacob Svenja (H-ITS)
ITA "blackboard" Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, 106
Nov 28
16:15
Exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life
Ignas Snellen (Univ. Leiden, NL)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, großer Hörsaal

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Recent publications
1/2018
Kawata, Daisuke; Allende Prieto, Carlos et al. (inc. Grand, Robert J. J.)
Metallicity gradient of the thick disc progenitor at high redshift
MNRAS 473, 867(2018)

11/2017
Nidever, David L.; Olsen, Knut et al. (inc. Martinez-Delgado, David)
SMASH: Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History
AJ 154, 199(2017)

10/2017
Wedemeyer, Sven; Kučinskas, Arūnas et al. (inc. Ludwig, Hans-Günter)
Three-dimensional hydrodynamical CO5BOLD model atmospheres of red giant stars. VI. First chromosphere model of a late-type giant
A&A 606, A26(2017)