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House of Astronomy (HdA)

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Haus der Astronomie (HdA), literally "House of Astronomy", is a unique Centre for Astronomy Education and Outreach in Heidelberg, Germany. Its mission is to demonstrate to the public in general, and to young people in particular, the fascination of astronomy, and to further the communication between astronomers and their colleagues in other scientific disciplines.

Haus der Astronomie was founded in late 2008 by the Max Planck Society and the Klaus Tschira Foundation. Additional partners are Heidelberg University and the City of Heidelberg. HdA has participated in the ISH since 2009, offering internship positions that, in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, allow ISH participants to experience astronomy research first-hand.

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Sigrid Brümmer
Haus der Astronomie
Königstuhl 17
69117 Heidelberg
phone: +49 (0) 6221 528160