STScI

Lunar eclipse 2019

The total lunar eclipse in the early morning of 21 January 2019 was to be observed in the Bergisches Land with clear sky in its full course. The cover picture shows the view of the moon entering the core shadow of the...

Towards the SchoolLab II

Leg and back muscles were tested with a pickaxe, shovel and concrete. The SchoolLab will have three identical observation stations plus a dome observatory. All stations need power and data connections to the three...

Thor’s Helmet

NGC 2359, also known as Thor’s Helmet, is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Majoris. The bubble-shaped nebula consists of a mixture of material lost by the central Wolf-Rayet star at an earlier...

The seminar room takes shape

The floor is laid and the sanitary area is finished. The beds and mattresses are there and waiting for the construction. The tables are set up – and with the chairs you can already imagine the operation in the...

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