Press Room

Welcome to the Press Room of the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre, brought to you by the ESO Department of Communication. Here you will find information about press releases, the image gallery, video libraries, mailing lists, media visits, and more.

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Press kits and fact sheets


Press kit in English – PDF format (4.8 MB)


Press kit in German – PDF format (4.8 MB)


Fact sheet in English – PDF format (463 KB)


Fact sheet in German – PDF format (463 KB)


ESO Photo Ambassador Christoph Malin setting up his time-lapse rig before sunset on the Chajnantor Plateau in Chile, where the ALMA Observatory is located. Credit: ESO/H. Zodet