ann14001-en-gb — Announcement

New ESO app for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1 Tablets and PCs

10 January 2014

A free app bringing ESO's unique vistas of the Universe, as well as images of its frontline telescopes, is now available for users of the Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1 tablets and PCs under the name "European Southern Observatory". The app features 52 of the best ESO images — including high resolution versions. Further information about the featured astronomical objects, such as their type and distance, is also provided.

The app was independently developed by EspooTeam 2013, making use of our images released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. The app for Windows 8.1 tablets and PCs can be downloaded for free here, while the app for the Windows Phone 8 can be downloaded here.

Features compatible with Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1 Tablets and PCs:

  • Supported processors: x86, x64, ARM
  • Language: English
  • Approximate size: 23.9 MB
  • 52 coolest images:
    • image description
    • high resolution image
    • type of image object
    • distance
  • Developed and published by EspooTeam 2013

Further apps about ESO, also for other operating systems, can be found on this page.

Links

Contacts

Oana Sandu
Community Coordinator
ESO education and Public Outreach Department
Tel: +49 89 320 069 65
Email: osandu@partner.eso.org

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Images

Screenshot from the European Southern Observatory Windows app showing overview of images
Screenshot from the European Southern Observatory Windows app showing overview of images
Screenshot from the European Southern Observatory Windows app showing one of the featured images
Screenshot from the European Southern Observatory Windows app showing one of the featured images