Recent Changes/News

General News

  • For observations preparation in P89 for all UT2, VISTA and VST instruments P2PP version 3 (P2PP3) must be used. For service mode observations the P2PP3 offers the possibility to encode the observing strategy using so-called scheduling containers. Observation preparation for all other VLT, VLTI and La Silla telescopes must be done using 2.13.1 of P2PP.
  • Release of the ESO User Portal: since November 2007 P2PP is User Portal compliant. To log into P2PP you use your ESO UserPortal credentials (password is case-sensitive for P2PP). Please consult the User Portal FAQ  for more information.
  • Procedure for target or instrument setup change request: in July 2007 a new Target/Instrument Setup Web Form was provided to request changes to your approved list of targets, or to your preselected instrument setups. This form will allows ESO to handle your requests rapidly and efficiently.

Observatory News

Please have a look at the latest news and events of the La Silla Paranal Observatory. This page covers some important telescope and instruments news from the  various ESO sites.

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