STScI

The Dark Shark

The dark nebula LDN 1235 (also known as the Dark Shark) is located in the constellation Cepheus and is best observed in the months of May-December. It is a molecular cloud about 650 light years away and around 15 light...

Public spectroscopy forum

We not only want to take beautiful photos but also do astrophysics. This is done by physically analysing light using spectrographs. We offer an open spectroscopy forum for those who are interested in astrospectroscopy...

Spectacular discovery

We have been observing the weather at the observatory for a few weeks now and were completely surprised to discover that there are long periods of rain. After intensive discussions, we came to a clear conclusion:...

Cooperation with the University of Siegen

Prof Dr Oliver Schwarz and Dr Ina Stricker from the ‘Didactics of Physics’ department and Bastian Thelen from the Oberberg Education Office visited the school observatory to develop an educational concept...

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