ann16003 — Announcement

ESOcast 80: Follow a Live Planet Hunt!

15 January 2016

The quest to find alien worlds beyond our Solar System is one of the most exciting fields of modern astronomy. Now members of the public have a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and follow astronomers on a planet hunt as it happens. This ESOcast introduces the Pale Red Dot campaign, a new project that will provide the public with unprecedented access to the search for an Earth-like exoplanet around our nearest stellar neighbour, Proxima Centauri.

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Credits

ESO
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Rebecca Davies, Oana Sandu and Guillem Anglada.
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa.
Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org), B. Tafreshi (twanight.org), Y. Beletsky (LCO), S. Brunier, NASA, ESA/Hubble, and A. Santerne.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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Contacts

Oana Sandu
Community Coordinator & Strategy Officer
ESO education and Public Outreach Department
Tel: +49 89 320 069 65
Email: osandu@partner.eso.org
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ESOcast 80: Follow a Live Planet Hunt
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