LAG - Linzer Astronomische Gemeinschaft

About Us

Astronomical Society of Linz - LAG Founded in 1947 the Astronomical Society of Linz is a local Upper Austrian astronomy club with about 200 members. It is our goal to disseminate some knowledge about astronomy to as many people as possible. For further information we can be reached at the following address: Linzer Astronomische Gemeinschaft, Sternwarteweg 5, A-4020 Linz, Austria/Europe. More infos at our website

The LAG is represented as an affiliate at AWB by Johannes Stuebler (AWB-Nickname: astrojoe) who holds the role of the Austrian National Coordinator reade more

Recent Reports

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Dec 05

"In Flight Call" to ISS at AEC-Linz

Following a short report and some images from yesterday's event at Ars Electronica Center (AEC) Linz / AUSTRIA AEC is collaborating directly with ESA (European Space Agency) and holds the...

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Apr 03

GAM2017-Opening Event - Global Starparty

Again this year members of our local astronomical society (LAG - Linzer Astronomische Gemeinschaft) startet the Global Astronomy Month joining to the Global Starparty on Saturday evening 1. April 2017....

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Mar 18

AWB-Affiliate-Member finds the meteorite from March 6, 2016

On the evening of March 6, 2016 a spectacular meteor was seen over Upper Austria and Bavaria. Part of the all-sky image showing the fireball of March 6 obtained by...

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Mar 15

Promoting the Global Astronomy Month (GAM2016) and telling about the history of GAM

REGISTER YOUR GAM EVENT HERE Yesterday I gave a lecture about the Global Astronomy Month in my hometown Linz. I talked about the upcoming GAM2016 and something about the history...

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Dec 27

Some astonishing details on Aldebaran's occultation by the moon.

On December 23rd 2015 an interesting detail was captured here at our local public observatory (Kepler Sternwarte Linz/Austria). Herbert Raab (chief of our local association) used an DSLR and our...

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Sep 29

Different kind of Lunar-eclipse-observing (an attempt to make an indirectly Lunar Eclipse observing)

Due to cloudy weather, there was no chance to make an observation of this year's Super-Moon-eclipse. At first the local weatherforecast in the north of our hometown Linz/AUSTRIA wasn't so...

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Location:LINZ, UpperAustria, 4020
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