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Lund Observatory 1980-2005

Astronomers in front of a statue
Picture of Lund astronomers taken 1982.

The rocket behind the astronomers had launched from Kiruna in the 60s for a project studying meteors. From left: Nils-Eric Cerne, Gösta Lyngå, Gunnar Larsson-Leander, Herta Nilsson (behind), Inga Åkesson, Lennart Lindegren, Torbjörn Wiesel, Nels Hansson, Stig Wramdemark, Björn Stenholm (top), Peter Linde (below), Eva Jurlander, Dainis Dravins, Hans-Ove Hagerbo, Katrin Särg, Stefan Larsson, Eva Mezey, Egon Olsen.

Astronomers with their families in front of a house
Picture from 1985 taken in front of Grindstugan

The picture is taken in front of Grindstugan (where astronomers had their coffee breaks). From left: Larssons children, Nels Hansson, Dainis Dravins (behind), Peter Lundqvist, Birgitta Larsson, Herta Nilsson, Peter Linde, Eva Mezey, Katrin Särg, Toomas Erm (in front), Gunnar Larsson-Leander, Kerstin Palm-Johansson, Stefan Larsson, Eva Jurlander, Fredrik Wallinder, Ingemar Lundström, Staffan Söderhjelm (with umbrella), Björn Stenholm.

Astronomers in front of a statue of Tycho Brahe
Picture of the members of Lund Observatory taken 1988.

Lund Observatory 1988. From left: Anders Johannesson, Dainis Dravins, Lennart Lindegren, Eva Mezey, Henrik Lundsted, Katrin Särg (in front), Herta Nilsson, Peter Linde (left of Tycho), Ingemar Lundström (left of Tycho), Peter Lundqvist (sitting), Stefan Larsson, Nels Hansson (right of Tycho), Björn Stenholm (right of Tycho), Staffan Söderström, Birgitta Larsson, unknown, Gunnar Tilly, Harri Lindgren.

Astronomers in a park
Picture from the spring lunch 2002 which was had outdoors in the old observatory park.
Astronomers in a courtyard
Picture from the annual herring lunch in June 2003.

From left: Arunas Kucinskas, Maria Aldénius, Mette Owner-Petersen (sitting), Martin Lundqvist, Stefan Ivarsson, Krister Nielsen, Alexander "Sasha" Gontcharov (kneeling) Vladilen Letokhov, Per Knutsson, Henrik Hartman (behind), Glenn Wahlgren, Hampus Nilsson (sitting), Sveneric Johansson, Holger Riewaldt (behind), Birgitta Nordström, Theodore Gull, Torbjörn Wiesel (behind), Stefan Spännare (sitting), Sven Huldt, Thomas Bensby (partially visible), Ralph Snel (behind) Gun Wiesel, Bengt Rosengren (kneeling) Lennart Lindegren, Hans-Günter Ludwig (barely visible) Kristina Lindgren, Søren Madsen (kneeling), Bjarne Rosenkilde Jørgensen (behind), Urban Eriksson, Eva Mezey, Kasper Öberg (behind), Dainis Dravins, Nels Hansson (kneeling), Herta Nilsson, Gunnar Larsson-Leander , Eva Jurlander (kneeling), Stig Wramdemark Björn Stenholm.

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