Life as an astronomer, by Joana Ascenso

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This segment of the live webcast "A Day in the Life of ESO" shows a talk on Life as an astronomer, by Joana Ascenso.

The webcast aired on the exact date of ESO’s 50th Anniversary, 5th October 2012, and lasted for 6 hours. It included talks from astronomers and engineers from ESO’s headquarters in Garching, Germany, as well as a live link to Paranal, Chile, where Brigitte Bailleul, winner of the “Tweet your way to the VLT” competition, was preparing to be the first member of the general public to make an observation using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT).

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ESO
Produced and directed by: Douglas Pierce-Price
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

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Release date:9 March 2013, 15:39
Duration:29m 52s

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