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10 June 2019

Newly-built planet-finding instrument installed on Very Large Telescope, Chile, begins 100-hour observation of nearby stars Alpha Centauri A and B, aiming to be first to directly image a habitable exoplanet

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Exciting Experiments During Total Solar Eclipse at La Silla

10 June 2019: On 2 July 2019, a total solar eclipse will be visible from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. To celebrate this rare astronomical event, La Silla will open its ...

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Paranal Observatory hosts Microsoft President

10 June 2019: A high-level Microsoft delegation, including the President of Microsoft, Brad Smith, visited ESO’s Paranal Observatory on Friday 24 May. The visit was hosted by a number of ESO staff ...

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On the increasing number of satellite constellations

7 June 2019: Several initiatives around the world are developing constellations of satellites to be put in relatively low Earth orbits, with the aim of providing communication services, most notably in areas poorly ...

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Funding Opportunities in Chile (Anuncio de Oportunidades) — Call for proposals from Joint Committee of ESO and Government of Chile

7 June 2019: To enhance its programme of scientific cooperation with its host country Chile, ESO provides and manages an annual fund devoted to the development of disciplines related to astronomy and technology ...

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La Silla Solar Eclipse Webcast

7 June 2019: On 2 July, at 21:15 CEST, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) will provide a live webcast of the 2019 La Silla Total Solar Eclipse, should weather conditions be favourable ...

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10 000th student visits the ESO Supernova

3 June 2019: On 29 May 2019, students from the Oskar von Miller Technical College, Meran, Italy visited the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre, bringing the total number of student visitors since ...

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