Start of pilot-project: January 2010

Acquisition of first scanner: February 2010

Start of plate scans: March 2010

Automatic creation of web pages: July 2010

DFG funding proposal (Potsdam, Bamberg): February 2011

Acquisition of second scanner: May 2011

Acquisition of third scanner: July 2011

3500 plates (8%) scanned: September 2011

Publication of web-server: 1. December 2011

5000 plates (11%) scanned: March 2012

DFG funding: 23. April 2012

Acquisition of fourth Scanner: June 2012

Acquisition of fifth Scanner: July 2012

10000 plates (22%) scanned: September 2012

15000 plates (33%) scanned: February 2013

17500 plates (39%) scanned: July 2013

20000 plates (44%) scanned: January 2014

25000 plates (55%) scanned: September 2014

30000 plates (66%) scanned: September 2015

35000 plates (75%) scanned: October 2016

40000 plates (89%) scanned: August 2017

 

Actual number of plates published: (10/16/2017): 44915 (incl. 6190 photographs, drawings and copies)

Funding

 

April 2010: Gemeinschaft der Freunde der Hamburger Sternwarte e.V.

April 2012: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG(LIS 25) GR969/4-1

February 2016: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG(LIS 25) SCM 1032/552