Reports and publications

​Activity report

Report on the activities in 2016 of Onsala Space Observatory:


Older activity reports

Host department annual report

The annual report of Onsala Space Observatory is part of the report of our host department at Chalmers, Earth and Space Sciences. Since 2006, the reports are rather brief. For more detailed information, see the Activity reports (above). The last annual report: Annual report 2016.

Older annual (and biennial) reports

From 2017 and onwards, our host department at Chalmers is Space, Earth and Environment (SEE). There are no anual reports available from SEE.

Strategic plan

The following report presents the strategic plan of Onsala Space Observatory for the years 2012 to 2016: oso_strategic_plan_red.pdf.

Publications lists

Publications by Onsala Space Observatory staff are recorded in Chalmers Publication Library (CPL). We also try to keep track of publications resulting from observations with, or describing the technical development of, the National Facility telescopes. 

Publications by Onsala Space Observatory staff (link to CPL)

Search for a publication in Chalmers Publication Library (link to CPL)

Publications based on data from the National Facility


The founder of the observarory, Professor Olof Rydbeck, describes his and the observatory's history in the book Femtio år som rymdforskare och ingenjörsutbildare (in Swedish). 


Book library at OSO (link to lokal web server)

Other reports

Miscellaneaous other reports

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2013. Modified: Tue 06 Feb 2018