Become an Exhibit Partner

There are five levels of partnerships based on in-kind contributions: Education, Technology, Media, Reciprocity and Exhibition partners.

Exhibit Partners contribute their work to the ESO Supernova exhibition. They benefit from the following benefits:

  • Business benefits
    • Use of ESO's top archive of images and videos (many in up to Ultra HD resolution) for product presentations
  • Visibility benefits
    • Logo on ESO Supernova web site Partners pages
    • Logo in ESO Supernova social media channel posts
For more details, we invite you to consult our brochure in English or in German.

If you are interested in becoming a partner please contact us.

Current exhibit partners

Adam Burns is a freelance digital artist with years of experience in digital art and a background in traditional art. In the past he has produced book covers, game concept arts, films and graphic novels. Among his customers are independent clients such as authors and indie games and film developers as well as larger companies such as Baen Books, Fantasy Flight, Lucas Arts, and Games Workshop.

The CTA project is an initiative to build the next generation ground-based very high energy gamma-ray instrument. The project is supported by 32 countries.

Davide de Martin is an electrical engineering technician and amateur astronomer. He has contributed several articles to the astronomy magazine Coelum and since 2005 has been working with ESA/Hubble as an image processing consultant. Since 2008 he has also been processing astronomical data for ESO. Davide is co-author of "Cosmic Collisions — The Hubble Atlas of Merging Galaxies", a book containing a hundred images of colliding galaxies from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Bringing life to technology, e2v partners with its customers to improve, save and protect people’s lives. e2v’s innovations lead developments in automation, healthcare, communications, safety, discovery and the environment.

The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space. It is supported by 22 member states.

Nova Celestia displays the space art of Fahad Sulehria. It's based on scientific research and has been published by widely known names such as Astronomy Magazine, National Geographic, NASA and IAAA.

Lee Giles has always been fascinated by the bizarre. His artwork strives towards what he like sto call "uncanny familiarity" — forms of speculative evolution and biology that hopefully encourage the viewer to reassess the familiar animal forms around them; and perhaps consider what could exist elsewhere at this very moment. He lives and works in Brighton, UK.

Die Forschung am Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE) reicht von Sternen und Gas, über Schwarze Löcher, bis hin zu Galaxien und der Kosmologie. Hierfür bauen die Wissenschaftler selbst Instrumente und beobachten den Kosmos über viele Wellenlängenbereiche hinweg.

Mia Stålnacke ist eine Fotografin aus dem subarktischen Kiruna, Schweden. Sie hat sich auf das fotografieren von Aurorae spezialisiert und ihre Arbeit wurde in verschiedenen Büchern und Magazinen veröffentlicht. Mia’s Erfolge beinhalten ein NASA APOD, sowie Aufnahme in die Engere Wahl als Insight Astronomy Photographer des Jahres und ein Eintrag in dem führenden schwedischen Astronomiemagazin Populär Astronomi’s als einer der besten zehn Astrofotografen des Jahres.

Space artist and science writer Michael Carroll has written nearly 30 science books and two novels.

The Zeiss Planetarium of Vienna is operated by the city of Vienna and one of the most modern planateriums in the world. Together with the Kufner-Observatory and Urania (Vienna) it is a specialised facility of the Volkshuchschule Wien.

The origin of the Milky Way and galaxy evolution are the focus of the Collaborative Research Center (Sonderforschungsbereich, SFB) 881 "The Milky Way System" at Heidelberg University. SFB 881 is supported by the German Research Foundation.

Mit über 40.000 Studenten und mehr als 9.000 Mitarbeitern ist die Universität Kopenhagen eine der größten Forschungs- und Bildungseinrichtungen der nordischen Länder.


The University of Vienna is the oldest university in the German-speaking World and the largest university in Austria.

Science Photo Library ist die führende Spezial-Bildagentur im Bereich „Medizin & Wissenschaft“. Gegründet 1981 in London umfasst diese weltweit einzigartige Kollektion heute über 400.000 Bilder, Illustrationen und Videos zu den Themen Medizin, Wissenschaft, Technologie, Weltraum, Umwelt, Tiere und Pflanzen. Alle Bilder stammen von erstklassigen Wissenschaftsfotografen, renommierten Institutionen und führenden Forschungseinrichtungen weltweit und zeichnen sich durch ihre herausragende Qualität sowie die wissenschaftlich fundierte Verschlagwortung aus.