International Year of Astronomy 2009 Opening Event
Paris, France, 15-23 January 2009
ESO held an exhibition at the UNESCO headquarters as part of the opening ceremony of the International Year of Astronomy. The exhibition presented information about the International Year of Astronomy as well as panels about ESO's role in astronomy and the Very Large Telescope (VLT), the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimetre Array (ALMA) projects. A small model of the ELT complemented the exhibition. The official IYA brochure, ELT brochure, and "Eyes on the Skies" DVDs were available for the visitors.