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These WWW-pages are copyrighted by the "Black Hole Universe Consortium", a consortium funded by the European Commission in the Framework 7 program through grant agreement number 215212, PITN-GA-2008-215212.

Responsible for the content of these pages in the sense of section 6 TDG is the coordinator of the network:

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte, Sternwartstr. 7
Tel.: +49 (0)951 95222-0
Fax: +49 (0)951 95222-22
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represented by Prof. Dr. Jörn Wilms at the address above.

Regulatory Authority

Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst

Value Added Tax Identification Number

The VAT identification number according to Section 27a Umsatzsteuergesetz is DE 132507686.


The information presented on these WWW pages has been assembled with great care, however, no guarantee can be taken for its correctness. Should legal claims of third parties be affected despite careful checking, please inform the coordinator at the address given above.

The operator of these WWW-pages is only responsible for the contents produced by the operator and the Black Hole Universe Consortium. Contents referred to via links to pages outside of the black-hole.eu domain are specifically excluded from these responsibilities. At the first generation of links to these external pages, authors have checked carefully that the contents of these pages are consistent with applicable law. Links to external sites will be removed should the operator note that external links violate existing law or if the operator is informed by a third party of such a violation.

All liability on external pages linked to from the black-hole.eu domain lies with the operators of these pages, including liabilities for illegal, incomplete, or erroneous contents and for the damage caused by using such links.

Data Protection

Data collected on these pages may be used by the operator and the Black Hole Universe collaboration for technical purposes. Personal data collected are not distributed to third parties.

The WWW-server on which the www.black-hole.eu site resides is operated by the Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte for the Black Hole Universe Collaboration. Access to these pages is logged for technical and statistical purposes only, the information will not be cross-correlated with other data or communicated to third parties. The following information is kept:

  • The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the page accessed,
  • the URL of the referring page,
  • the date and time when the page was accessed,
  • information whether the access was successful,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the Internet Protocol address of the computer accessing the page,
  • the type of the WWW-browser accessing the page and the operating system of the computer running the browser.
Files containing this information are deleted annually. Shorter deletion intervals are possible for technical reasons.