The June 1963 AURA-ESO Summit Meeting in Chile

On June 8-10 1963, ESO officials were the guests of AURA on their property and on June 10 gathered on Morado, discussing ESO prospects in Chile. From left to right: H. Siedentopf, J.H. Oort, F.K. Edmondson, tour guide (unidentified), A.B. Muller, O. Heckmann, Ch. Fehrenbach, two unknown persons and Sr Marchetti (architect, on the far right). Participating in the mission to Chile in June 1963 were: J. H. Oort (Chairman of the ESO Committee), O. Heckmann (ESO's Director), Ch. Fehrenbach (Chairman of the Instrumentation Committee), H. Siedentopf (Chairman of the Site Selection Committee) and A. B. Muller (Superintendent of the ESO activilies in Chile). Also came to Chile F. K. Edmondson (President of AURA), N. U. Mayall (Director of Kitt Peak Observatory), and J. Stock, who by that time had become Director of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observalory.

Credit:

ESO/F.K.Edmondson

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Id:chile
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:4539 x 3058 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Morado, Meeting
Type:• Unspecified : People
• X - People and Events
• X - Chile

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