Member of the International Virtual Observatory Alliance

GAVO, as Germany's contribution to the VO effort, is funded through the BMBF as well as other sources (e.g., the European ADIA, CoSADIE, and Asterics projects); currently, the main funded activities take place at Zentrum für Astronomie, Universität Heidelberg (ARI/ZAH) and Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam (AIP).

Core GAVO Members


Members formerly funded by GAVO

  • Benjamin Gufler, TUM
  • Ellen Ringat, IAAT
  • Florian Freistetter, ARI/ZAH
  • Florian Rothmaier, ARI/ZAH
  • Gerard Lemson, MPE
  • Iliya Nickelt, AIP
  • Jai-Won Kim, MPE/MPA
  • Janine Fohlmeister, ARI/ZAH
  • Kim Gehron, IAAT
  • Nicole Reindl, IAAT
  • Oliver Cordes, AIfA
  • Peter Schneider, AIfA
  • Philippe Heraudeau, AIfA
  • Thomas Rauch, IAAT
  • Ulrike Stampa, ARI/ZAH
  • Wolfgang Voges, MPDL