The Messenger No. 170 Now Available

22 December 2017

The latest edition of ESO's quarterly journal, The Messenger, is now available online. Find out the latest news from ESO, on topics ranging from new instruments to the latest science discoveries.

Highlights of this edition include:

  • Astronomy in Australia
  • First light and science verification for the GRAVITY instrument
  • Observing gas stripping in galaxies with MUSE, and MUSE WFM AO science verification
  • Unveiling the nature of giant ellipticals and their stellar halos with the VST
  • Dissecting the core of the Tarantula Nebula with MUSE

Download The Messenger in PDF format or visit The Messenger website to subscribe and receive a free printed copy.

This product is also available in the ESOshop.



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Cover of The Messenger No. 170
Cover of The Messenger No. 170