International Working Group 

Active Spectroscopy in Astronomy  

managed by Ernst Pollmann in co-operation with following organisations:

VEGA 2021

International Spectroscopy Symposium for Amateurs

  Date: October 28 -30, 2021

This conference takes place in a unique facility, a double observatory built in 2018 near the city of Salzburg, Austria.
It offers many highly interesting presentations by professional and amateur astronomers, as well as workshops in astrospectroscopy and astrophysics.
Conference language: English


If you are plan to join the next conference 2021, please pre-register. This is not binding and gives us a better chance to plan the symposium.
This is a non-profit event and therefore the conference fee is based on the number of pre-registered participants.

Pre-Registered Participants: 14  (on September 27, 2020)

Until September 31, 2021: Pre-Register (not binding)
Please send an email for pre-register to Manfred Schwarz
If you are pre-registered, you get -10% discount to the conference fee.

October 01, 2021: Start of regular Register
The conference fee is defined at this date and you are able to register for the conference.

May 01, 2021: Early Bird Register

July 01 to September 31, 2021: Normal Register

October 01 to 15, 2021: Late Register

May 1 to May 12, 2021: Last Chance Register

Further information:


Spectroscopy-Seminar & Workshop

CFG Observatory Wuppertal (Germany) 30.4.-2.5 2021

I am pleased to announce the "Spectroscopy Seminar & Workshop 2021
Venue: Observatory of the "Karl-Fuhlrott-Gymnasium" (Wuppertal, Germany)
Instructor: Ernst Pollmann
Date: 30. April  - 2. May 2021

Caused by the Corona pandemic the seminar has to be cancelled.

Program (click here) 


Weekly course "Star Spectroscopy" from October 11-15, 2021
Theory and practice of star spectroscopy with Michael Winkhaus, Bernd Koch & Ernst Pollmann in Carl-Fuhlrott Observatory Wuppertal (Germany):