Inauguration of Paranal Observatory, 1996

Group photo taken at the inauguration of ESO's Paranal Observatory, home of the Very Large Telescope. In the photo: Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister José Miguel Insulza, ESO Council President P.Creola, The Chilean President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, The Swedish King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, Queen Silvia of Sweden, ESO Director General Riccardo Giacconi and ESO Representative D. Hofstadt after placing the time Capsule behind the metal plate in the background.

Credit:

ESO/H.H. Heyer

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Id:1996-paranal-inauguration
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 May 2012, 14:51
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Name:Paranal, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : People : Other/General
Category:People and Events

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