Messenger Issue 145

The Messenger is a quarterly journal presenting ESO's activities to the public. The highlights of this edition published in September 2011 include:

  • How the TRAPPIST telescope has been helping the hunt for exoplanets.
  • Plans for a new massive-multiplexed spectrograph for ESO.
  • Learning some of the secrets of the outer Solar System, with a look into the tenuous atmospheres of Pluto and Triton.
  • A study of Asymptotic Giant Branch stars using the Very Large Telescope Interferometer, which could also tell us about the future of our own Sun.
  • A glimpse into the early universe with SINFONI surveys studying the growth of massive, distant galaxies.

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    Release date:14 September 2011, 16:14
    Dimensions:21 cm (W) x 29.9 cm (H)
    Pages:56
    Cover:Softcover
    Language:English

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