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Astronomical Calculation Institute (Heidelberg University)

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The Astronomical Calculation Institute (Astronomisches Rechen-Institut; ARI) is a research institute in Heidelberg, Germany, dating from the 1700s. [1]

43 relations: Apparent place, Astronomische Gesellschaft, Astronomische Nachrichten, August Kopff, August Nathanael Grischow, Baden-Württemberg, Catalogues of Fundamental Stars, Center of Astronomy (Heidelberg University), Christfried Kirch, Cosmology, Dahlem (Berlin), Eugene Rabe, Eva Grebel, Field-programmable gate array, Franz Aepinus, Frederick I of Prussia, Friedrich Tietjen, Gaia (spacecraft), Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars, Gottfried Kirch, Gravitational lens, Hans Scholl (astronomer), Hartmut Jahreiß, Heidelberg, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg University Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory, Jérôme Lalande, Johann Elert Bode, Johann Euler, Johann Franz Encke, Johann Heinrich Hoffmann, Johann III Bernoulli, Johann Jakob Huber, Johann Kies, Johann Wilhelm Wagner, Julius Bauschinger, Lutz D. Schmadel, Rainer Spurzem, Stellar dynamics, United States Army Garrison Heidelberg, Walter Fricke, Wilhelm Julius Foerster.

Apparent place

The apparent place of an object is its position in space as seen by an observer.

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Astronomische Gesellschaft

The Astronomische Gesellschaft is an astronomical society established in 1863 in Heidelberg, the second oldest astronomical society after the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Astronomische Nachrichten

Astronomische Nachrichten (Astronomical Notes), one of the first international journals in the field of astronomy, was founded in 1821 by the German astronomer Heinrich Christian Schumacher.

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August Kopff

August Kopff (February 5, 1882 – April 25, 1960) was a German astronomer and discoverer of several comets and asteroids.

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August Nathanael Grischow

August Nathanael Grischow (29 September 1726 in Berlin – 4 June 1760 in Saint Petersburg) was a German mathematician and astronomer.

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Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.

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Catalogues of Fundamental Stars

The Catalogue of Fundamental Stars is a series of six astrometric catalogues of high precision positional data for a small selection of stars to define a celestial reference frame, which is a standard coordinate system for measuring positions of stars.

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Center of Astronomy (Heidelberg University)

The Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (Center for Astronomy of Heidelberg University) in Heidelberg, Germany, founded in 2005, is an association of three, formerly state-run research institutes: the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, the Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik (Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics) and the Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl (Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory).

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Christfried Kirch

Christfried Kirch (* December 24, 1694 in Guben; † March 9, 1740 in Berlin) was a German astronomer and almanac publisher.

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Cosmology

Cosmology (from the Greek κόσμος, kosmos "world" and -λογία, -logia "study of") is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.

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Dahlem (Berlin)

Dahlem is a locality of the Steglitz-Zehlendorf borough in southwestern Berlin.

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Eugene Rabe

Eugene Karl Rabe (May 8, 1911 – July 1974) was a German-American astronomer.

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Eva Grebel

Eva K. Grebel is a German astronomer.

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Field-programmable gate array

A field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit designed to be configured by a customer or a designer after manufacturing hence "field-programmable".

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Franz Aepinus

Franz Ulrich Theodor Aepinus (December 13, 1724August 10, 1802) was a German and Russian Empire natural philosopher.

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Frederick I of Prussia

Frederick I (Friedrich I.) (11 July 1657 – 25 February 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia).

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Friedrich Tietjen

Friedrich Tietjen (1832, Westerstede, Oldenburg – 1895 Berlin) was a German astronomer.

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Gaia (spacecraft)

Gaia is a space observatory of the European Space Agency (ESA) designed for astrometry: measuring the positions and distances of stars with unprecedented precision.

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Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars

The Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars is a modern star catalogue of stars located within 25 parsecs (81.54 ly) of the Earth.

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Gottfried Kirch

Gottfried Kirch (Kirche, Kirkius) (December 18, 1639 – July 25, 1710) was a German astronomer and the first 'Astronomer Royal' in Berlin and, as such, director of the nascent Berlin Observatory.

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Gravitational lens

A gravitational lens is a distribution of matter (such as a cluster of galaxies) between a distant light source and an observer, that is capable of bending the light from the source as the light travels towards the observer.

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Hans Scholl (astronomer)

Hans Scholl (b. 1942) is a German astronomer, who worked at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Heidelberg, Germany, and at the Côte d'Azur Observatory in Nice, France.

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Hartmut Jahreiß

Hartmut Jahreiß (born 1942) is a German astronomer associated with Astronomisches Rechen-Institut specializing in the study of nearby stars.

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Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a college town in Baden-Württemberg situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany.

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Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; Universitas Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis) is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Heidelberg University Faculty of Physics and Astronomy

The Faculty of Physics and Astronomy is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg.

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Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory

Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory (Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl) is a historic astronomical observatory located near the summit of the Königstuhl hill in the city of Heidelberg in Germany.

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Jérôme Lalande

Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande (11 July 1732 – 4 April 1807) was a French astronomer, freemason and writer.

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Johann Elert Bode

Johann Elert Bode (19 January 1747 – 23 November 1826) was a German astronomer known for his reformulation and popularisation of the Titius–Bode law.

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Johann Euler

Johann Albrecht Euler (27 November 1734 – 17 September 1800) was a Swiss-Russian astronomer and mathematician.

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Johann Franz Encke

Johann Franz Encke (23 September 1791 – 26 August 1865) was a German astronomer.

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Johann Heinrich Hoffmann

Johann Heinrich Hoffmann (1669 in /Thüringen; April 6, 1716 in Berlin) was a German astronomer.

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Johann III Bernoulli

Johann III Bernoulli (also known as Jean; 4 November 1744, Basel – 13 July 1807, Berlin), grandson of Johann Bernoulli, and son of Johann II Bernoulli.

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Johann Jakob Huber

Johann Jakob Huber (27 August 1733 in Basel - 21 August 1798 in Gotha during the first European astronomical congress) was a Swiss astronomer.

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Johann Kies

Johann Kies (September 14, 1713 – July 29, 1781) was a German astronomer and mathematician.

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Johann Wilhelm Wagner

Johann Wilhelm Wagner (24 November 1681 in Heldburg/Thüringen – 16 December 1745 in Berlin) was a German astronomer.

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Julius Bauschinger

Julius Bauschinger (January 28, 1860 – January 21, 1934) was a German astronomer.

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Lutz D. Schmadel

Lutz D. Schmadel (July 2, 1942 in Berlin – October 21, 2016) was a German astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, who worked at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) of the University of Heidelberg.

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Rainer Spurzem

Rainer Spurzem is a German astronomer at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Heidelberg, Germany.

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Stellar dynamics

Stellar dynamics is the branch of astrophysics which describes in a statistical way the collective motions of stars subject to their mutual gravity.

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United States Army Garrison Heidelberg

The U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg was made up of a number of United States military installations in and around Heidelberg, Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg, along with Germersheim Depot in the neighboring German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Walter Fricke

Walter Ernst Fricke (1April 191521March 1988) was a German distinguished professor of theoretical astronomy at the University of Heidelberg.

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Wilhelm Julius Foerster

Wilhelm Julius Foerster (December 16, 1832 – January 18, 1921) was a German astronomer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_Calculation_Institute_(Heidelberg_University)

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