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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

J. Ward, D. Kruijssen (ZAH/ARI); 23.04.2018

A. Quirrenbach, S. Wagner (ZAH/LSW); 09.04.2018

ZAH NEWS

Heute wurde der erste umfangreiche Gaia-Sternkatalog veröffentlicht. Damit begann eine neue Ära in der Erforschung der Milchstraße. (25.04.2018)

Das Astronomische Rechen-Institut hat die Astronomischen Grundlagen für den Kalender 2020 veröffentlicht. Diese sind eine Grundlage für die Herstellung von Kalendern durch entsprechende Verlage. (29.03.18)

The Amerikan Physical Society (APS) honors Prof. Dr. Matthias Bartelmann as Outstanding Referee for quality, number and timeliness of his reports. (23.02.2018)

Alfred Wegener (1880 -1930) is known for his theory of continental drift. He first studied astronomy and received his PhD in 1905 at ARI in Berlin. In his new book, Roland and Ute Wielen describe how Wegener prepared his dissertation. (22.02.2018)

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Colloquia at ZAH
Jul 23
11:15
Nuclear Star Clusters and Black Hole
Mayte Alfaro (MPIA)
ITA "blackboard" Colloquium
Philosophenweg, 12, 106
Jul 24
16:15
Models of galaxy formation and evolutions: recent progress and open questions - the view from the GAlaxy Evolution and Assembly (GAEA) model.
Gabriella de Lucia
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, großer Hörsaal
Jul 26
11:15
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Bekdaulet Shukirgaliyev (ARI)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
ARI Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1

Recent publications
9/2018
Zhang, Z. H.; Pinfield, D. J. et al. (inc. Homeier, D.)
Primeval very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs - III. The halo transitional brown dwarfs
MNRAS 479, 1383(2018)

8/2018
Anagnos, Th; Harris, R. J. et al. (inc. Quirrenbach, A.)
Simulation and optimisation of an astrophotonic reformatter
MNRAS 478, 4881(2018)

8/2018
Van Eylen, V.; Dai, F. et al. (inc. Heeren, P.)
HD 89345: a bright oscillating star hosting a transiting warm Saturn-sized planet observed by K2
MNRAS 478, 4866(2018)