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ESO Supernova Public Newsletter
24 March 2021

Dear visitors and supporters,

Sadly, the ESO Supernova will now remain closed until the middle of April. You can read our full announcement here.

Until we reopen, we encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel for regular fun and informative videos about astronomy and occasional virtual tours of the ESO Supernova. 

Many thanks for your continued support. We hope very much that we can welcome you again soon in the ESO Supernova.

The ESO Supernova Team

  ESO Supernova Press Releases

ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre to remain closed until mid-April 2021

24 March 2021: Further to the latest government advice and the rising number of COVID-19 cases across Bavaria, and since the planetarium falls into the same category as cinemas/theatres, the ESO Supernova will ...

  ESO Supernova Announcements

An Official Guide Book for “Beyond the Sun” Planetarium Show Now Available — The fun and educational material can be freely downloaded and used to help children understand the science of exoplanets

19 February 2021:Beyond the Sun” is a recent addition to the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre programme, focused on the delights and mysteries of exoplanet hunting. An official guidebook in German ...

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Science in School: Issue 51 now available

29 January 2021: The latest issue of the free digital magazine Science in School is available. This European journal for science teachers offers up-to-date information on cutting-edge science, teaching materials, science education projects ...

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Enjoy astronomy in a virtual setting — New ESO Supernova content brought to you in the safety of your home

22 December 2020: While the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre remains closed due to the ongoing pandemic, our staff has developed a series of online and virtual content to allow us to ...

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