We would like to draw your attention to recent news for the 30. IAU General Assembly taking place in Vienna from 20. to 31. August 2018.

During these two weeks, the IAU, the University of Vienna, the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the OEGAA invite to 7 big Symposia and 15 (smaller) Focus Meetings. In addition, the 9 Divisions of the IAU will hold their meetings and a lot of additional activities within the framework of the General Assembly will be offered. The detailed program will be published in the beginning of April. In total, we expect between 3000 to 4000 participants. Details on program activities and the subjects of the Symposia and Focus Meetings are already availbale at: Astronomy2018.

Link to the IAU: https://www.iau.org/


Better safe than sorry! We are glad to communicate that this year there will be two “Astronomy Days”! Because the OeGAA got a lot of positive reply from amateuers and scientific institutes about an announcement of a nationwide “Astronomy Day”, these events will now take place on the 29 and 30 September 2017.

More information and a nationwide list of all events can be found here:

Astronomietage-Oesterreich 2017

Have fun! And a huge THANKS from OeGAA to all active participants! It is wonderful to see, how many observatories all over Austria are taking part!