Suvekool MÕS

Summer School "Unlocking Potential: Space Tech Applications for Unmanned Aerial Systems"

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Tartu Observatory helps Ukraine to develop monitoring systems for forests and water-bodies

Ave Ansper-Toomsalu

Ave Ansper-Toomsalu defended her Doctoral Thesis "Synergy of Earth Observation data to advance monitoring of optically complex waters"

Dark Matter and Cosmic Web Story

Jaan Einasto presents the second edition of his book "Dark Matter and Cosmic Web Story"

Tõravere space research centre

Tartu Observatory is a prominent space centre in Estonia, with the primary goal of research and development. We are a reliable partner in international networks. We train young scientists and extend the natural-scientific worldview. The aim is to promote the science of astronomy, remote sensing, and space technology.

About Tartu Observatory

Visitor Centre

Tartu Observatory organises tours, active learning, and workshops for a wider audience. Please book an appointment and learn about space science, its latest achievements, and the scientific profession.

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Remote sensing

Space technology


Astrophysical observatory instruments in Tõravere include a 1.5 m and 0.6 mirror telescope and a 0.3 m automatic robotic telescope.

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