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From ESO: "ESO Site Shortlisted for Cherenkov Telescope Array"


European Southern Observatory

15 April 2014
Contacts

Lars Lindberg Christensen
Head of ESO ePOD
ESO ePOD, Garching, Germany
Tel: +49 89 3200 6761
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Chance Meeting Creates Celestial Diamond Ring

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured this eye-catching image of planetary nebula PN A66 33 — usually known as Abell 33. Created when an aging star blew off its outer layers, this beautiful blue bubble is, by chance, aligned with a foreground star, and bears an uncanny resemblance to a diamond engagement ring. 129 more words

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From ESO: "Capturing the Ultra High Definition Universe"


European Southern Observatory

This photo, taken at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, is the first photograph from the ESO Ultra HD Expedition — a pioneering journey currently being undertaken by four world-renowned videographers and ESO Photo Ambassadors. 350 more words

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From ESO: "ESO Remains World’s Most Productive Ground-based Observatory"


European Southern Observatory

14 March 2014
Contacts

Uta Grothkopf
ESO Librarian
Garching bei München, Germany
Tel: +49 89 3200 6280
Email: uta.grothkopf@eso.org

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Rosetta’s Comet Wakes Up

It’s back! After comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko had disappeared behind the Sun and out of the Earth’s view last year in October, the target comet of ESA’s Rosetta mission can now be seen again. 154 more words

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Diamonds In The Tail Of The Scorpion

A new image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the bright star cluster Messier 7. Easily spotted with the naked eye close to the tail of the constellation of Scorpius, it is one of the most prominent open clusters of stars in the sky — making it an important astronomical research target. 138 more words

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