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ESO Supernova Public Newsletter
11 June 2021

Dear visitor and supporters,

We are delighted to finally reopen our improved planetarium! We very much look forward to showing you the Universe in our 360 dome. Of course, we are still operating under careful health and safety measures because of the pandemic, and you should read our COVID-19 measures before you visit us. Because our shows will only be offered as long as the 7-day-incidence is below 50, the shows will only be bookable around 1 week in advance.

If you haven’t already, we would be very grateful if you could take the time to complete our short survey. It should only take 10-15 minutes of your time and there is an optional prize draw to win a beautiful mug. This mug is also available for sale in our shop (both in the ESO Supernova and online).

Thank you all for your continued interest and support!

Tania Johnston
Head of ESO Supernova

  ESO Supernova Press Releases

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  ESO Supernova Announcements

Help us improve our exhibition! — Have you visited the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre or interacted with us online? If so, we would love to hear from you!

24 May 2021: We would appreciate 10-15 minutes of your time to complete a survey about your experience. Your feedback will help to make our scientific content as engaging and inclusive as possible ...

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The ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre is a cooperation between the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). The building is a donation from the Klaus Tschira Stiftung (KTS), a German foundation, and ESO runs the facility.

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