STScI

On the way to the upper auxiliary station

Our three identical observing stations will get company. In order to build a didactically meaningful bridge from the first scientific steps in the student lab to our large telescope, we will use two secondary stations...

From the Cirrus Nebula to the Witch’s Hand

The summer sky is full of fascinating star clusters and nebulae. But they are all surpassed in size, complexity, and beauty by the Cirrus Nebula. This mystical web stretches over more than six full moon diameters. This...

Galilei in Waldbröl

For the project days at Kopernikus-Gymnasium Wissen from Tuesday, July 18 to Thursday, July 20, 2023, an astronomy project was offered for the first time in several years. It was led by Cathrin Garbotz and Dr. Stephan...

A nebula in Cygnus

Very massive stars can show a very strong mass loss in the final stage of their evolution. Here large amounts of stellar stellar matter and the core of the formerly massive star is exposed. Such stars are called Wolf...

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