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ESO Movie 28a: Europe to the Stars — Chapter 1 — Going South

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This is the first chapter of the movie "Europe to the Stars — ESO's First 50 Years of Exploring the Southern Sky". It describes the birth of ESO, and in particular why astronomers from European countries decided to explore the southern sky by placing an astronomical observatory in Chile.

Read more about "Europe to the Stars — ESO's First 50 Years of Exploring the Southern Sky" on its dedicated web page. Other chapters of this movie are available here.

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An ESO production

Directed by: Lars Lindberg Christensen
Art Direction, Production Design: Martin Kornmesser
Producer: Herbert Zodet
Written by: Govert Schilling
3D animations and graphics: Martin Kornmesser & Luis Calçada
Editing: Martin Kornmesser
Cinematography: Herbert Zodet & Peter Rixner
Sound engineer: Cristian Larrea
Audio Mastering: Peter Rixner
Host & Lead Scientist: Dr J (Dr Joe Liske, ESO)
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
Soundtrack & Sound Effects: movetwo — Axel Kornmesser & Markus Löffler (movetwo.de)
Additional music: John Stanford & zero-project (zero-project.gr)
Proof reading: Anne Rhodes
Subtitles: Mathieu Isidro
Technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen, Raquel Yumi Shida & Mathias Andre
DVD Authoring: Andre Roquette
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen 
Footage and photos: ESO, Christoph Malin (christophmalin.com), Babak Tafreshi/TWAN, Stéphane Guisard (eso.org/~sguisard), José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org), Alexandre Santerne, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org), Martin Kornmesser, Herbert Zodet, J. Dommaget/J. Boulon/J. Doornenbal/W. Schlosser/F.K. Edmondson/A. Blaauw/Rademakers/R. Holder, Mineworks, Daniel Crouch/Rare Books (crouchrarebooks.com), Getty Images, Royal Astronomical Society/Science Photo Library, Jay M. Pasachoff, Chris de Coning/South African Library/Warner-Madear, Africana Museum/Warner, Leiden University, G. Brammer, Mauricio Anton/Science Library, NASA/Spitzer Science Center/R. Hurt, VISTA/J. Emerson, Digitized Sky Survey 2, MPE/S. Gillessen/M. Schartmann, PIONIER/IPAG, Rainer Lenzen/MPIA Heidelberg, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Berlin by KolBerlin, Davide De Martin, Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit, IDA/Danish 1.5 m/R. Gendler and C. Thöne, Mario Nonino, Piero Rosati and the ESO GOODS Team, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Matthias Maercker, Igor Chekalin, Hans-Hermann  Heyer, Edmund Janssen, Luis Calçada, Graeme Lufkin, Scott Kardel, Tom Jarrett, Kevin Govender, Sergey Stepanenko, ESA, NASA, IAU/IYA2009, T. Preibisch, R. Fosbury (ST-ECF), INAF-VST/OmegaCAM, OmegaCen/Astro-WISE/Kapteyn Institute, A. Fujii, J.-B. Le Bouquin et al., D. Coe (STScI)/J. Merten (Heidelberg/Bologna), Gemini Observatory/NRC/AURA/Christian Marois et al., M. Janson, Jean-Luc Beuzit, IAC (SMM) and ESPRESSO consortium, T.M. Brown (STScI), UltraVISTA team, TERAPIX/CNRS/INSU/CASU, World Wide Telescope.

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Id:europe_stars_ch1
Language:en-gb
Release date:4 October 2012, 14:17
Duration:08m 59s

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Name:Documentary, Europe to the Stars
Type:• X - Feature Movies

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