Tartu Observatory conducts research and development activities in the fields of astronomy, remote sensing, and space technology.

Research enables:

  • broadening of the scientific world view
  • participation in international projects
  • applied research to be conducted
  • research-based consultation to be provided
  • expert assessments to be provided
  • training of young scientists


Remote sensing

Space technology

Tartu Observatory projects

We are a partner and coordinator in many projects.

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Tartu Observatory projects in the Estonian Research Information System

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EXOHOST Seminar: Prof. Sara Seager "Planetary Atmospheres and the Search for Signs of Life Beyond Earth"

Join us for a captivating EXOHOST seminar featuring Professor Sara Seager, a leading authority on exoplanets and our very own EXOHOST advisory board member!
Tartu observatooriumi teaduskonverents - Tartu Ülikool

On 27 March, Tartu Observatory will hold a scientific conference

4-year PhD position in space research and technology: Retrieval of leaf angle distribution information from multi-angle remote sensing data

This doctoral thesis will devise, test, and implement a novel methodology exploiting multi-angle sensors to retrieve leaf angle distribution (LAD).