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ESO Supernova Public Newsletter
22 December 2020

Dear visitor and supporters,

As 2020 draws to a close, the ESO Supernova team are taking a well-earned break after what has been a challenging year for everyone. Although the ESO Supernova was only open for 4 months of this year, we were very happy to welcome over 11 000 visitors and share our passion for astronomy with you.

Even if we are closed, we keep thinking and working to make your experience of the ESO Supernova even better, and we ask you to take 5 minutes to complete a short survey to help us with this.

Over the holidays, we will continue to inspire you with astronomy on our Facebook page. Follow and like us on Facebook to see some new videos we will be sharing.

We thank you all very much for your support, patience and understanding during this year. It makes us very happy that, despite disappointment of having your visit cancelled, so many of you showed us how enthusiastic you are about astronomy and that you are keen to come and visit us when we can reopen.

We wish you and your loved ones a relaxing and enjoyable holiday season. We look forward to welcoming you back to the ESO Supernova as soon as possible in 2021.

The ESO Supernova Team

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