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Reaching New Heights in Astronomy
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ALMA helps astronomers observe a molecular outflow being launched from beyond the disk surrounding a young stellar object. http://socsi.in/3AKLs

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#ThrowbackThursday First DVD storage robot for the VLT data archive was back in 1999. Image credit: ESO View larger image at: http://socsi.in/rPop0
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Every semester ESO receives about 900 proposals for observations, from 3500 distinct astronomers, from about 50 countries around the world. How does ESO decide who receives time on its telescopes? Find out in #ESOcast 116 Subscribe on iTunes: http://socsi.in/Xdhij This episode on YouTube: http://socsi.in/V3af1

Explore the theme of Distances in the Universe in the ESO winter #AstroCamp for secondary-school students!

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#ESOCastLight Good news for exoplanet lovers: a new planet hunter has just opened its eyes at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. #BiteSizedAstronomy in #4K #UHD If you want to read more on the topic go here: http://socsi.in/ZSldJ View 4K UHD video: http://socsi.in/rsFwL

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Eyes wide open for MASCARA — An exoplanet hunter built by @UniversiteitLeiden for our La Silla Observatory. http://socsi.in/vytBk
Credit: ESO/G. Otten and G. J. Talens
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Our latest edition of The Messenger is now available! In No. 168 you can read about ESO's fellowship programmes in Chile and Germany, among others. http://socsi.in/wsEtO
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If you are an astrophotographer, enter the Photo Nightscape Awards 2017 and win a trip to ESO's Very Large Telescope! The deadline to apply is 15 August 2017. http://socsi.in/JKsUP
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Take a tour of a 3D image of the supernova 1987a, created using data collected by ALMA http://socsi.in/6T0XK

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We've joined #Instagram! Follow us there for a selection of our best images ever! http://socsi.in/jjXWe http://socsi.in/Ur96c
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