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    Partial lunar eclipse on 16/17 July 2019

    June 23, 2019
    Like last year, there will be a lunar eclipse in 2019 late in the evening hours of a warm summer night: This time it's the night from the 16th to the 17th of July. The eclipse is only partial - the moon does not enter Earth's shadow completely - but it is the only well-observable lunar eclipse in the German-speaking world for the next few years. [more]
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    "Astronomie für Alle" exhibition on Mainau island

    May 20, 2019
    The exhibition developed by Haus der Astronomie (HdA) can be seen on the "Floral isle" of Mainau in Lake Constance from May 10 to September 22, 2019 [more]
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    Dark matter for the win in state-wide science competition

    May 17, 2019
    Catharina Hock, a student at Lessing High School in Mannheim, has won the state-wide Baden-Wurttemberg science competition "Schüler Experimentieren" in the physics categorie. Her project was co-advised by HdA's Markus Pössel. [more]
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    IAU Astronomy Literacy booklet published

    May 03, 2019
    What does it mean to be literate in astronomy? [more]
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    Nation-wide Teacher Training on Astronomy 2019

    April 30, 2019
    14 - 16 November 2019: Nation-wide Teacher Training on Astronomy [more]
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    Book presentation and reading on April 24, 2019: Was den Mond am Himmel hält - Der etwas andere Streifzug zu unserem kosmischen Begleiter

    April 12, 2019
    On Wednesday, 24 April at 7 p.m., physicist and author Michael Büker will read from his new book, which was published in March by Franckh-Kosmos Verlag. [more]
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    In a galaxy far away – Girls' Day 2019 at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and the Haus der Astronomie in Heidelberg

    March 28, 2019
    Using the Faulkes Telescope Project, female school students were able to make their own astronomical observations using the telescope network of the Las Cumbres Observatory as part of the nationwide Girls'Day. [more]
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    Science Meets Fiction: HdA Cinema: The Dish on 5 April 2019

    March 18, 2019
    5 April 2019, 7 p.m., at the Haus der Astronomie: film screening supported by a short talk given by Melanie Kaasinen (MPIA) [more]
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    Astronomy Day on 30 March 2019: May the night be with us

    March 07, 2019
    Under the motto "Lights off, stars on!", astronomical institutions all over Germany will draw attention to the topic of light pollution on 30 March 2019 - HdA will participate with a lecture evening with planetarium demonstrations and observations of the night sky. [more]
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    HdA support for science fair participants: Dark matter for the win in Nordbaden, asteroids in the Münster region

    February 28, 2019
    Pupils connected with Haus der Astronomie have successfully participated in Germany's regional science fair at the senior level ("Jugend forscht") and at the junior level ("Schüler experimentieren"). [more]
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    Space for Education: Physics, Totally Weightless

    October 19, 2018
    As part of the "Horizons - Space for Education" project, the Haus der Astronomie in Heidelberg is developing school materials that can be used to integrate topics on physics from Alexander Gerst's ISS mission "Horizons" into physics or astronomy lessons. [more]

    From the Internet to the Stars: Colourful hydrogen clouds and star clusters at 2018 Girls' Day at HdA

    April 26, 2018
    Girls' Day 2018: Observations of stellar clusters via the Internet, in cooperation with the Faulkes Telescope Project using the telescope network of Las Cumbres Observatory  [more]
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    Per Internet to the Stars: Colorful hydrogen clouds and star clusters at 2017 Girls' Day at HdA

    April 28, 2017
    Girls' Day 2017: Observations of stellar clusters via the Internet, in cooperation with the telescope network of Las Cumbres Observatory [more]

    Per Internet to the Stars: Participants make own astronomical observations for 2016 Girls' Day at HdA

    April 28, 2016
    Girls' Day 2016: Participants at Haus der Astronomie made their own astronomical observations via Internet, in cooperation with the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope network [more]
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    Planet parade in the morning sky

    January 27, 2016
    Getting up early is worth it for the next few weeks: All five planets of our solar system that are visible to the naked eye gather in the morning sky [more]
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    UNAWE Universe in a Box Honoured with Best Science Education Resource Award

    May 28, 2015
    Universe in a Box has been recognised for its educational value by Scientix — the European Network of Science Education. Universe in a Box is the low-cost, inquiry-based astronomy education resource of Universe Awareness (UNAWE). On Friday 22nd May this resource was awarded the Scientix Resources Award “STEM Teaching Material Addressed to Teachers”. [more]

    Budding Scientists go observing (virtually) on Hawaii for 2015 Girls' Day at HdA

    April 23, 2015
    Girls' Day 2015: Participants made their own observations via Internet, in cooperation with the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope network [more]
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    Klaus Tschira 1940-2015

    March 31, 2015
    HdA's principal benefactor has passed away [more]

    German-Japanese Meeting "Disks & Exoplanets" at HdA

    November 05, 2014
    International astronomers meet to discuss new observations and models of planet formation [more]
     
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