Welcome to Estonian Space Research Centre in Tõravere!

 

Tartu Observatory (TO) is a public research institute, operating under Estonian Ministry of Education and Research. In total TO employs around 100 people and carries out research in three departments: Astronomy, Remote Sensing and Space Technology.

TO has also strong traditions in outreach to society through space outreach; it has a dedicated Visitor Center for popularization of space science and technology, visited by more than 5000 pupils and 1000 adults annually. The main principle of science popularization in TO is to expose the live science – the labs, telescopes and other premises, where new scientific knowledge is created every day.

Please register for visit via on-line registration form.

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2017-02-17 Margit Aun kaitsmine

Margit Aun defended doctoral thesis titled "Dependence of UV radiation on climate factors.Reconstruction of UV doses in Estonia for past years"

On 17 February 2016 junior researcher of Tartu Observatory Margit Aun defended her doctoral thesis titled "Dependence of UV radiation on cli...

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Elmo Tempel awarded the National Science Award in the field of exact sciences

The government approved the national science awards this year's laureates. National Science Award in the field of exact sciences was awarded to the Ta...