ESO Users Committee Recommendations for 2018

by Caroline Foster I’ve seen that the results from the ESO time allocations for P102 are now out. Congratulations to all who successfully secured time on the ESO facilities! It was a pleasure to see so many members of our community last week at the ASA. During my...
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ESO Users Committee Update October 2018

by Caroline Foster Dear fellow Australian astronomers, This is an update from your Users Committee (UC) representative. My role is to represent Australian ESO users and act as the capillary link between ESO and the Australian community.  The ESO Users Committee met in April (UC42) to receive an...
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ESO Community Days

Following the signing of the Strategic Partnership agreement between the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the Australian government on 11 July 2017, Australian-based astronomers will be eligible to apply for observing time on the facilities of the La Silla Paranal Observatories in Chile commencing with Period 101 (1...
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Official Signing Ceremony of the Australia-ESO Strategic Partnership

This morning, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and Professor Tim de Zeeuw, the Director-General of the European Southern Observatory, signed the arrangement to allow Australia to enter into a partnership with ESO. The event was officiated by the Vice-Chancellor of...
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Australia ESO Strategic Partnership

The Australian Government committed $26.1 million to enable Australia to enter an agreement with ESO from 2018 to maintain Australia’s optical astronomical research that helps to advance humanity’s understanding of the Universe. The commitment also includes ongoing average funding of $12 million a year until 2027-28. ANU, Astronomy...
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