Department of Astronomy

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Welcome to the Department of Astronomy!

The Department of Astronomy at Stockholm University, Stockholm Observatory, is the main institution in Stockholm for research and education within astronomy and astrophysics. We are located in AlbaNova University Center close to the main Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology campuses.

Research at the Department of Astronomy

Research in astronomy and astrophysics at the department is both observational and theoretical, and ranges from nearby objects like the Sun to the most distant galaxies. There is also a strong interest in astronomical instrumentation.