Haus der Astronomie — Center for Astronomy Education and Outreach

Haus der Astronomie (HdA), literally "House of Astronomy", on the campus of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, is Heidelberg's Center for Astronomy Education and Outreach.

The HdA building has the shape of a spiral galaxy

You can find information about the HdA's programs for the general public, for scientists, teachers and pupils on the

Web pages of Haus der Astronomie

Haus der Astronomie is based on a partnership between the Klaus Tschira Foundation, the Max Planck Society, the University of Heidelberg and the City of Heidelberg. It is operated by the Max Planck Society, which has delegated the center's management to the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy. The managing scientist of Haus der Astronomie is, at the same time, the head of public outreach at MPIA.

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