ESOcast 5: ESO's First Observatory Celebrates 40th Anniversary

ESO's La Silla Observatory, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, became the largest astronomical observatory of its time. It led Europe to the frontline of astronomical research, and is still one of the most scientifically productive in ground-based astronomy.

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Credit:

Credit: Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada. Cinematography: Peter Rixner. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida. Written by: Henri Boffin. Host: Dr. J. Narration: Gaitee Hussain. Music: movetwo. Footage and photos: ESO Directed by: Lars Lindberg Christensen

 

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Id:eso0912a
Language:en-ie
Release date:24 March 2009
Related releases:eso0912
Duration:05m 12s

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