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8 August 2018

A glittering host of galaxies populate this rich image taken with ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope, a state-of-the-art 2.6-m telescope designed for surveying the sky in visible light. The features of the multitude of galaxies strewn across the image allow astronomers to uncover the most delicate details of galactic structure.

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8 August 2018

  ESO Announcements

ATTRACT Initiative Launched

1 August 2018: ATTRACT is a new initiative that will bring Europe’s fundamental research and industrial communities together, and which aims to foster the next generation of detection and imaging technologies. Collaboration ...

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Advancing Technology for Galactic Observations — Frank Eisenhauer discusses observing a close approach at the galactic centre

Interview with: Frank Eisenhauer

3 August 2018: In May 2018, the star S2 made its closest approach to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. Observing this event was no easy task. The centre ...

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