ESO

16
Aug

Australian-based astronomers to take a deep dive into the cosmos with time awarded on one of ESO’s most powerful instruments

Two teams of astronomers led by The University of Sydney and by The University of Western Australia node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR/UWA) have recently each been awarded substantial amounts of observing time on one of the most in-demand instruments at the European Southern...
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05
Jul

AAL awarded additional $1.4M for the GWDC and ESO-related computing projects

AAL has been awarded an additional $1.4M from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) program to support the Gravitational Wave Data Centre (GWDC) and computing projects related to the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
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13
May

First direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy

For the first time, an international team of researchers have captured direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy. The image was produced by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, a global network of radio telescopes.
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27
Apr

ESO Studentship Programme – Call for Applications

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) offers PhD students the opportunity to spend between 6 months and 2 years working alongside ESO scientific staff through the ESO Studentship Programme. There are 2 application deadlines each year, the next of which is 31 May 2022. A number of Australian graduate students have...
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28
Mar

New ESO job opportunities, PhD and postdoctoral positions

Some fantastic new job opportunities have just been announced by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), as well as offering PhD positions and postdoctoral positions in Star and Planet formation through project WANDA.
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28
Feb

ESO Call for Proposals issued for Period 110 – for observations between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the Call for Proposals for Period 110 (for observations between 1 October 2022 – 31 March 2023). The proposal deadline is Friday 25 March 2022 at noon Central European Time (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time, 7pm Australian Western Standard Time).
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14
Feb

Australia and ESO sign a significant amendment to their Strategic Partnership

Australia and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) recently signed an amendment to their existing Strategic Partnership, giving Australian companies and astronomy groups new opportunities to work with ESO on future ground-based telescope technologies.
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01
Nov

AESOP arrives in Germany, ready to be assembled for use on 4MOST

After many years of design and analysis, manufacturing and integration, the Australian-European Southern Observatory Positioner (AESOP) finally arrived in Germany, at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP).
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14
Sep

Call for Nominations to the ESO Users Committee

AAL is currently seeking nominations to the ESO Users Committee. Applications close Friday 24 September 2021, 7 PM AEST (5 PM AWST). Under the Strategic Partnership between Australia and ESO, Australia is entitled to representation to this Users Committee (UC) and three other bodies: The ESO Council, Finance...
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31
Aug

ESO announces Period 109 Call for Proposals

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the Call for Proposals for Period 109 (for observations between 1 April 2022 – 30 September 2022). The proposal deadline is Thursday 23 September 2021 at noon Central European Summer Time (8pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, 6pm Australian Western Standard Time).
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