100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: GERMANY

 

Public observation - Schulsternwarte "Johannes Franz" Bautzen: Bautzen, Germany

Organiser: Schulsternwarte "Johannes Franz" in Bautzen

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About:At clear skies, we are offering night sky observations with our telescopes and we will open our planetarium to show the current starry sky. Starting at 7pm CET. Includes constellation narrations and astronomy Q&A.

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ContactHerr Brauer

Astronomy for All People: Burgsolms, Germany

Organiser: Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Wetzlar e.V.

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: For this occasion we will start on Thursday with a lecture presentation about light pollution and the risk of light pollution for humans and nature. On Friday a public observation night will take place. On Saturday there will be talks / presentations about comets, asteroids, meteors, variable stars as well as radioastronomy.

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ContactUdo Reffke

Observatory Night: Volkssternwarte Dieterskirchen: Dieterskirchen, Germany

Organiser: Sternenfreunde Dieterskirchen e.V.

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Join us for lectures, fulldome planetarium shows and – depending on weather conditions - telescope observation

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ContactSigi Rosskopf

Public Observation Drebach: Drebach, Germany

Organiser: Zeiss Planetarium und Volkssternwarte Drebach

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Public observation and show in the planetarium

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ContactJens Kandler

Sonderveranstaltungen zu 100 Jahre Astronomy - Planetarium Gera: Gera, Germany

Organiser: Astronomisches Zentrum Gera e. V. 

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: We are a non-profit association in Gera and train children and young people in extracurricular education. Therefore we have built a planetarium in Gera. We also hold public lectures, lectures and observations of stars.

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ContactRonny Elsner

ExoMars - Die Suche nach Lebensspuren auf dem Mars: Heidelberg, Germany

Organiser: Haus der Astronomie

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: This talk will give an overview on the ExoMars programme to explore the planet Mars. It will summarise the measurements performed by the Trace Gas Orbiter and highlight the tasks of the new Mars rover. After the talk, we invite the visitors to observe the sky with our telescopes, if weather allows.

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ContactMarkus Nielbock

Stargazing event/Beobachtungsabend: Heppenheim, Germany

Organiser: Starkenburg-Sternwarte

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Weather permitting, we are offering night sky observations with our telescopes, starting at 7pm CET. Includes constellation narrations and astronomy Q&A. No entrance fee. Please check our website in advance for our weather traffic lights.

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ContactPeter Geffert

Ingolstädter Sidewalk Astronomie: Ingolstadt, Germany

Organiser: Astronomiefreunde Ingolstadt

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: As part of the worldwide campaign "100 Hours of Astronomy" and in honor of the 100th Jubilee Year of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Astronomy Friends of Ingolstadt are again inviting to a public and free observation evening between 6 pm and 10 pm on the theater forecourt in Ingolstadt.

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ContactAstronomiefreunde Ingolstadt

Visit at the Urania-Observatory: Jena, Germany

Organiser: Volkssternwarte Urania Jena e. V.

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: In good weather, astronomical observations at the Urania Observatory are offered. Weather-independent, the telescope in the historic dome can be visited. We offer an astronomical lecture.

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ContactDr. Andreas Koschella

From Choosing a Telescope to Stargazing: Klein-Winternheim, Germany

Organiser: Astronomische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mainz e. V.

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: At clear skies we will celebrate the 100 Hours of Astronomy event with a telescope workshop followed by an observation. Anyone with a device of their own can join us in our observatory on January 11 at 4:30 pm (UTC+1). We will be offering an individual counseling on how to set it up and observe the night sky. In addition, for those who do not yet own a telescope and plan to purchase one, our experts will provide some useful tips tailored to the specific personal needs. Later that same evening (5:30 pm, UTC+1) we will engage our visitors in a sky observation through our 12" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The Moon, Mars and Uranus will be a main subject of the observation. Simultaneously, while some can observe the Pleiades through a pair of binoculars, we will be telling a few stories about the special place this star cluster has taken in many different cultures throughout early time periods.

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ContactPeter Fischer, Hristina Heinen

Public observation Sternwarte EG-Lippstadt: Lippstadt, Germany

Organiser: EG-Lippstadt

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: Public Observation

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ContactR. Schünecke

100 Hours of Astronomy: Munich, Germany

Organiser: Volkssternwarte München

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About

10 January: Guided observatory tour - Guided tour through Munich public observatory, including planetarium show, explanations in the exhibition and telescope usage - observing only in good weather conditions. Event runs rain or shine and is held in German Language!
Starting 8 p.m., duration about 2h.

10 January: Glowing moon for early birds (Glühender Mond für Frühaufsteher) - Guided tour through the Munich Public Observatory, including planetarium show and a short lecture. Topic: Glowing moon for early birds (Glühender Mond für Frühaufsteher) for preparation of Lunar Eclipse in morning of Jan 21st. Tour is in German language! Beginning at 4 p.m., duration 1,5h

11 January: Pluto and the Kuiper belt - Lecture in German language! Beginning 8 p.m., admission 7.30 p.m.
Pluto, "only" labelled as a dwarf planet, turned out to be quite complex in the machine eyes of NASA's "New Horizons" probe. Now the probe has whizzed past the asteroid 2014 MU69, named "Ultima Thule". Even though they are tiny, we can learn a lot from the transneptunian dwarfs and asteroids.

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ContactBenjamin Mirwald

Twitterwal #100hoursofastronomy: Offenburg, Germany

Organiser: Offenburg University

Event Date(s): January 9-15, 2019

Abouthttp://projection.mi.hs-offenburg.de/view720p.php

ContactDan Curticapean

Observation Night with the Great Refractor: Potsdam, Germany

Organiser: Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Inaugurated in 1899, the instrument remains the fourth largest lens telescope in the world, combining the mechanical possibilities and the astrophysical demands of its time. After an illustrative demonstration, visitors can glimpse into the sky - and observe the Moon, Mars and the Orion Nebula.

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ContactFranziska Gräfe

Our Marvelous Universe (72 hours of astronomy): Sankt Andreasberg, Germany

Organiser: Sternwarte St. Andreasberg e.V.

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: Join us for presentations, lectures and telescope observations on our marvelous universe!

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ContactHendrik Millner

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