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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]

Council of German Observatories meets at the HdA

March 17, 2014
Directors of Germany's astronomical institutes come to Heidelberg [more]

A new planisphere for the HdA

February 07, 2014
Now with even more deep-sky objects, and in color. [more]

HdA is getting a sister building!

November 21, 2013
Outreach center at ESO's Munich headquarters to be announced shortly [more]

A new website for the HdA

November 12, 2013
If you can see this, we've relaunched our website [more]

Nationwide astronomy teacher training at HdA

November 07, 2013
Funded by the WE Heraeus Foundation [more]

EU Universe Awareness International Workshop 2013 at HdA

October 07, 2013
Educators and communicators discuss astronomy for young children [more]

Bi-national Heraeus Summer School on Cosmology at the HdA

August 22, 2013
Teacher training with participants from Heidelberg, Jena, Padova, and Florence [more]

Honoring participants of the IASC-Pan-STARRS Asteroid Search

July 22, 2013
IASC's Patrick Miller visits the HdA [more]

HdA Astroparticle Project wins "Energy for Education" Prize

July 19, 2013
New gear will see first use at JuniorAkademie Baden-Württemberg [more]

HdA at Explore Science 2013

June 26, 2013
From our home planet to the atmosphere of Mars [more]

Astronet Outreach Workshop at the HdA

June 17, 2013
Astronomy Education & Public Outreach: the European perspective [more]

Space Day at HdA

June 12, 2013
The astronauts are coming [more]