Tag Archives: ESOcast

ESOcast 82: Zodiacal Light

The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is famed for its dark night skies, which can be enjoyed in their full glory thanks to the absence of light pollution. But even the darkest sky is not completely dark. Astronomers at ESO’s observatories often encounter a natural light phenomenon above ESO’s telescopes known as the zodiacal light.… Read More »

24 Hours In The Life Of An Astronomer

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to be an astronomer? Let’s take you behind the scenes and see what 24 hours in the life of an ESO staff astronomer is like. The countdown for an exciting night with an observation run at the world´s most advanced optical telescope, the ESO VLT, has… Read More »

Astronomers At Work – Space Documentary

what does it take to be professional astronomer working with the world’s most powerful telescopes producing top-notch science how does it feel to be working in exotic locations and collaborating with astronomers from around the world stay tuned to this is so cost to go behind the scenes of an Easter astronomer at work in… Read More »

ESOcast 194: Cutting Edge of Contemporary Astronomy

Our Universe is full of mysteries. Astronomers have always tried to decipher the night sky and gain a better understanding of the Cosmos, but what are the hottest topics right now in astronomy? Every night, telescopes like ESO’s are used to investigate a host of astronomical mysteries. We asked astronomers to identify some of the… Read More »