Jan 11

ESO’s Hidden Treasures Brought to Light

Credit: ESO Organisation Release eso1102

Mosaic composed of some of the winning entries for ESO’s
Hidden Treasures 2010 astrophotography competition.
Image credit: ESO/ESO's Hidden Treasures 2010 winners

ESO’s Hidden Treasures 2010 astrophotography competition attracted nearly 100 entries, and ESO is delighted to announce the winners. Hidden Treasures gave amateur astronomers the opportunity to search ESO’s vast archives of astronomical data for a well-hidden cosmic gem. Astronomy enthusiast Igor Chekalin from Russia won the first prize in this difficult but rewarding challenge — the trip of a lifetime to ESO’s Very Large Telescope at Paranal, Chile. (read more)

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