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Institute of Astronomy
Last Update
24.05.2016

Status

Independent institute

Phone

67034580

Fax

67034582

E-mail

astra@latnet.lv

Internet address

http://www.astr.lu.lv

Director

Dr.phys. Ilgmārs Eglītis

Phone

67932863 (Baldone observatory)

Fax

67034582

E-mail

ilgmars@latnet.lv; astra@latnet.lv

Scientific secretary

Kalvis Salmiņš

Phone

67034580

Fax

67034582

E-mail

Kalvis.salmins@lu.lv

Collaboration faculties

Faculty of  Physics and Mathematics, Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy, Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Ingeneering Research institute Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre of Ventspils University College, Main Astronomical observatory of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Nikolaev Astronomical observatory

Visiting address

Riga, 19 Raiņa bulv., rooms 401-404, 501, 504, 508, 509;

Riga, 2 Kandavas  laser station “Riga”;

Baldone, Baldone observatory, Riekstukalns, wwwbaldonesobservatorija.lu.lv

Postal address

19 Raiņa bulv., Rīga, LV-1586, Latvia

Branches of research

Astronomy, astrophysics, geodynamics

Main areas of research

 

1.

Spectral and photometric study of the late stages of stellar evolution  in selected sky regions

2.

Study of the interstellar matter

3.

Solar system minor bodies observations

4.

High-precision satellite laser ranging into the frame of global coordinated programs for geodynamics, research and development of ranging technique and methods

5.

Schmidt telescope plate archive digitization and database generation, obtained data analysis

6.

Maintaining and updating the Catalogue of Galactic Cool Carbon Stars

Academic staff (on 01.01.2016)

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