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University of Helsinki Department of Astronomy
 
Department of Astronomy
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Soon to be obsolete site
Observatory
This is the old website of the Department of Astronomy, no longer in use except for some course pages

 

Observatorio

 

Welcome!

 

In the news

The University of Helsinki has closed the Department of Astronomy (Observatory) on January 1st 2010. The Astronomy personnel and teaching have been moved to the Department of Physics. The new address is:


    Department of Physics
    Division of Geophysics and Astronomy
    PO Box 64
    00014 University of Helsinki

The new website address is http://www.gastro.physics.helsinki.fi

31.12.2009
Lauri Jetsu: We lost our independence, our name and the Observatory

Annual report 2009

19.9.2008
Tapio Markkanen: International Year of Astronomy 2009

9.6.2008
Has the heaviest black hole in a binary star system been detected?

7.3.2008
ESO Press Release: Mapping the interior of interstellar clouds in great detail

12.6.2007
Annual report 2006

1.3.2006
Our research was graded with highest points in the University of Helsinki research assessment exercise.. For a detailed assessment, read:
Evaluation report, Department of Astronomy

10.2.2006
The SIXS Instrument By Finnish Astronomers Goes To Mercury

 

Dissertations at the Observatory

11.6.2008, Linnea Hjalmarsdotter
Spectral states and accretion geometries in Galactic black hole binaries

14.12.2007, Johanna Torppa
Lightcurve inversion for asteroid spins and shapes

8.12.2007 Mikael Granvik,
Asteroid identification using statistical orbital inversion methods

Older news

ESO Messenger No. 117 (September 2004): "Astronomy in Finland"

Finland joins ESO
ESO Press Release