Institute for Astrophysics

Public Outreach

The Institute for Astrophysics offers public guided tours with the opportunity to observe through the 50 cm reflecting telescope at fixed dates.

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Spiral galaxy NGC 6946
Spiral galaxy NGC 6946 (Image: J. Hinrichs, 50-cm Cassegrain telescope, Institut für Astrophysik)

Recent images:
Total lunar eclipse over Göttingen on September 28, 2015 (J. Hinrichs, IAG)
partial solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 (images)
partial solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 (video)
Aurora over Göttingen on March 17/18, 2015