Prof. Adriaan Blaauw (1914–2010) speaks about astronomy from the southern hemisphere

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Prof. Adriaan Blaauw (1914–2010), the second ESO Director General (from 1970–1974), speaks about why a vantage point in the southern hemisphere is extremely important for astronomical observations. This is an extract from “Europe Reaches for the Stars”, a video produced to celebrate ESO’s 40th anniversary.

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Release date:2 December 2010, 12:28
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Duration:51s

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