ESOcast 112: Catching Starlight

Capturing and recording the light from the heavens has always been an essential aspect of astronomy. In this episode, we’re going to delve into the history of the sensors that have been used to study the Universe over the centuries.



Editing: Herbert Zodet. 
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida. 
Written by: Thomas Barratt, Lauren Fuge, Richard Hook and Herbert Zodet. 
Music: tonelabs ( 
Footage and photos: ESO, C. Malin (, Copyright ©2010-2017 Hamburger Sternwarte, Fachbereich Physik, MIN-Fakultät, Universität Hamburg, ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen), D. Juncher, Dave Jones, Alexandre Santerne (Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço, Universidade do Porto) / Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva, INAF-VST/OmegaCAM/O. Iwert, José Francisco Salgado (, R. Wesson and Babak Tafreshi ( 
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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Release date:16 June 2017, 11:00
Related announcements:ann17035
Duration:03 m 57 s

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