IAU NOC Sweden

IAU National Outreach Contact for Sweden

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) appoints a contact person in each country for outreach activities in astronomy. Since 2016, Robert Cumming has been the national outreach coordinator (NOC) for Sweden. Vice NOC for Sweden is Katja Lindblom, director of Slottsskogsobservatoriet, Gothenburg.

The IAU's page about Sweden's national outreach contacts

Current members of the IAU NOC committee for Sweden:
Robert Cumming, Chalmers, communicator, Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers (NOC for Sweden), robert.cumming@chalmers.se, +46 70-493 3114 or +46 31 772 5527
Katja Lindblom, director, Slottsskogsobservatoriet, Gothenburg (Vice NOC for Sweden)
Anna Árnadóttir, director, Vattenhallen Science Center, Lund University, Lund
Linn Boldt-Christmas, PhD student, Uppsala University
Marianne Eik, educator, Curiosum, Umeå University
Moa Skan, PhD student, Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University

For more about about the IAU and its activities, see www.iau.org.

Our newsletter, Aose

Through our newsletter, called Aose (Astronomy outreach in Sweden), we send out information via email about outreach activities in astronomy in Sweden. 

You can contact the editor at robert.cumming@chalmers.se.

IAU centenary 2019

In 2019, the IAU celebrated its centenary. Under the slogan 100 years: Under the same sky, the anniversary was celebrated around the world with many activities aimed at the public.
For information about Sweden's exoplanet, Isagel (HD 102956 b)  and the competition to name it and its star, Aniara, see our press releases in Swedish:


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