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European Southern Observatory

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Works: 410 works in 826 publications in 5 languages and 14,243 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Charts, diagrams, etc  Observations  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  History  Atlases 
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Classifications: QB461, 523
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Most widely held works about European Southern Observatory
 
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Astrophysics by ESO/ESA/NASA/NSF Conference( )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy and Astrophysics, Supplement Series (A&AS) publishes data papers, either observational or theoretical, as well as extensive data material forming the basis of papers with astrophysical results published in the Main Journal. Papers on instruments, observational techniques, data processing and computational methods are also published in A&AS
Exploring the southern sky : a pictorial atlas from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) by Svend Laustsen( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 240 Photographs, Partly in Colour, 31 Diagrams and a Fold-out Plate; Including Supernova 1987 A and Halleys̀ Comet
Astronomy and astrophysics by Chili) European southern observatory (La Silla( )

in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the online version of "Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series," a monthly publication of the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Includes submission information for the publication, which includes observational and theoretical data papers. Lists papers accepted for publication in upcoming issues and provides subscription information. Posts contact information for editors via street address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail
The Magellanic clouds. A European Southern Observatory presentation: principal prospects, current observational and theoretical approaches, and prospects for future research. Based on the Symposium on the Magellanic Clouds, held in Santiago de Chile, March 1969, on the occasion of the dedication of the European Southern Observatory by André B Muller( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On March 28 and 29, 1969, at the occasion of the dedication of the European Southern Observatory, some 90 astronomers from all over the world gathered at the ESO headquarters at Santiago de Chile for discussing problems of the Magellanic Clouds. They came from Argentina, Australia, Chile, Mexico, South Mrica and the United States as well as from Europe; these latter, naturally, mostly from the member states ofESO. The choice of the subject was an obvious one. When erecting the European Southern Observatory as a joint effort in European astronomy, it was agreed from the beginning that the field of research should be the southern sky, so far hardly explored with large telescopes. Among the objects to be investigated, the Magellanic Clouds rank highest, together with the galactic centre region and the southern spiral structure. Being located ten times closer than the nearest large stellar systems accessible to northern observers, and containing a stellar population ranging in age from the oldest down of star formation, the Clouds provide an ideal laboratory for research on to the stage current problems in astrophysics. Yet, most of the northern observational astronomers were hardly acquainted with the Magellanic Clouds; naturally, they are used to think in terms of research projects that can be conducted at their observatories. A survey of the status of knowledge and research on the Clouds therefore appeared in order now that the first- medium size- telescopes of ESO came into operation
Texas/ESO-CERN Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Fundamental Physics by Cosmology, and Fundamental Physics. <1990, Brighton> Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messenger = El Mensajero by ESO/ESA/NASA/NSF Conference( )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemical evolution from zero to high redshift : proceedings of the ESO workshop held at Garching, Germany, 14-16 October, 1998 by ESO Workshop( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The observational and interpretive tools for the study of chemical evolution are starting to be mature enough that they can be applied with some confidence to extra-galactic systems and integrated populations at increasingly high redshift. This book is devoted to the study of the interplay between different methods of measuring chemical abundances with astrophysical models. Studies of chemical abundances and evolution from stars, inter-stellar medium and local group galaxies at zero redshift to distant galaxies, clusters of galaxies and inter-galactic medium at high redshift are presented. There are also synopses on progress in instrumentation for abundance determination
Black holes in binaries and galactic nuclei : diagnostics, demography, and formation : proceedings of the ESO workshop held at Garching, Germany, 6-8 September 1999, in honour of Riccardo Giacconi by ESO Workshop in honour of Riccardo Giacconi( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The observational evidence for the existence of black holes has grown significantly over recent decades. Stellar-mass black holes are detected as X-ray sources in binary systems, while supermassive black holes, with masses more than a million times the mass of the Sun, lurk in the nuclei of galaxies. These proceedings provide a useful and up-to-date overview of the observations of black holes in binaries, in the center of the Milky Way, and in the nuclei of galaxies, presented by leading expert astronomers. Special attention is given to the formation (including the recent evidence from gamma-ray bursts), physical properties, and demographics of black holes
QSO absorption lines : proceedings of the ESO workshop held at Garching, Germany, 21-24 November 1994 by ESO Workshop on QSO Absorption Lines( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These proceedings contain the papers presented at the ESO workshop on "QSO Absorption Lines". The papers summarize the current state of understanding and review the new observations, especially from HST and Keck, as well as the theoretical insights. The different sections address the following topics: damped Lyman-alpha systems, abundances, absorption lines from gas in our Galaxy, metal-rich systems at low and intermediate redshifts, BAL QSOs and quasar environment, Lyman-alpha systems at low and high redshifts, large-scale structure, the UV background, and formation of absorbing systems. The book is meant for graduate students and researchers
Astronomical interferometry : 20-24 March 1998, Kona, Hawaii by Conference on Astronomical Interferometry( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptive optical system technologies : 23-26 March, 1998, Kona, Hawaii( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing black holes : accretion in a cosmological context : proceedings of the MPA/ESO/MPE/USM joint astronomy conference held in Garching, Germany, 21-25 June 2004 by A Merloni( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supermassive black holes are now believed to play an important role in the evolution of the Universe. Every respectable galaxy hosts in its center a black hole that appears to regulate the growth of the galaxy itself. In this book, leading experts in the field review the most recent theoretical and observational results on the following topics: * formation and growth of the first black holes in the Universe and their role in the formation and evolution of galaxies * the physics of black-hole accretion and the production of relativistic jets * binary black-hole mergers and gravitational radiation. Theoretical work is supplemented by the most recent exciting results from space and ground based observatories. This volume is useful research and reference tool for the entire astrophysical community
Groups of galaxies in the nearby universe : proceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005 by I Saviane( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For every galaxy in the field or in clusters, there are about three galaxies in groups. The Milky Way itself resides in a group, and groups can be found at high redshift. The current generation of 10-m class telescopes and space facilities allows the observation of the members of nearby groups with exquisite detail, and their properties can be correlated with the global properties of their host group. Groups in the local Universe offer us the chance to study galaxies in environments characterized by strong interactions. In the cosmological context, groups trace large-scale structures better than clusters, and the evolution of groups and clusters appears to be related. All these aspects of research on groups of galaxies are summarized in this book written by scientists working in various fields
The ESO/Uppsala survey of the ESO (B) atlas by Andris Lauberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precision spectroscopy in astrophysics : proceedings of the ESO/Lisbon/Aveiro Conference held in Aveiro, Portugal, 11-15 September 2006 by Nuno C Santos( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High-accuracy Doppler shift measurements and high-precision spectroscopy are primary techniques in the search for exo-planets." "Further extremely interesting applications include the analysis of QSO absorption lines to determine the variability of physical constants and the analysis of the isotopic ratios of absorption lines both in stars and in QSOs, and the determination of stellar oscillations through radial velocity measurements. Since the use of high-precision/resolution spectroscopy is closely connected to the ability to collect a large number of photons, the scientific domains using this technique benefit tremendously from the use of 8-meter class telescopes and will fully exploit the tremendous gain provided by future Extremely Large Telescopes (ELTs). IR high-resolution spectroscopy should soon approach the same accuracy regime achieved in the optical range." "This volume covers the astrophysical and technical aspects of high-precision spectroscopy with an outlook to future developments, and represents a reference work for researchers in those fields."--Jacket
The power of optical/IR interferometry : recent scientfic results and 2nd generation instrumentation : proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 4-8 April 2005 by Andrea Richichi( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New interferometers as the VLTI, the Keck-I and CHARA along with their sophisticated instrumentation have provided new levels of accuracy, spectral resolution and access to various spectral bands from the optical to the thermal infrared. Investigations are now enabled on a wealth of astrophysical sources with unprecedented levels of angular resolution and sensitivity, producing a considerable body of new, exciting scientific results. Celebrating the completion of the first phase of the VLTI development, the organisors of the ESO workshop "The Power of Optical/IR Interferometry," held
Multiple stars across the H-R diagram : proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 12-15 July 2005 by S Hubrig( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars show a marked tendency to be in systems of different multiplicity, ranging from simple binaries and triples to globular clusters with several 10,000's of stars. The formation and evolution of multiple systems remains a challenging part of astrophysics, and the contributions in this book report on the significant progress that had been made in this research field in the last years. The reader will find a variety of research topics addressed, such as the dynamical evolution in multiple stars, the effects of the environment on multiple system parameters, stellar evolution within multiple stars, multiplicity of massive stars, pre-main sequence and intermediate mass stars, multiplicity of low-mass stars from embedded protostars to open clusters, and brown dwarfs and extrasolar planets in multiples. This book presents the proceedings of the ESO Workshop on Multiple Stars across the H-R Diagram held in the summer of 2005
Annual report by European Southern Observatory( )

in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science with the VLT in the ELT era by A. F. M Moorwood( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Workshop 'Science with the VLT in the ELT era' was organised by ESO as a forum for the astronomical community to debate its expected future use of ESO's Very Large Telescope (and its VLTI interferometric mode) when other facilities such as ALMA, JWST and, hopefully, at least one extremely large 30-40m class telescope will be operating. VLT/I science highlights were presented, future science priorities argued, synergies between the VLT and the future facilities confirmed and specific new VLT/I instruments proposed
The ESO users manual by European Southern Observatory( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Exploring the southern sky : a pictorial atlas from the European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Alternative Names
Avrupa Güney Gözlemevi

Det europeiske sørobservatoriet

Det europeiske sørobservatorium

E.S.O

ESO

ESO (European Southern Observatory)

Euroopan eteläinen observatorio

Eŭropa suda observatorio

Europäische Organisation für Astronomische Forschung in der Südlichen Hemisphäre

Europäische Südsternwarte

European Organisation for Astronomical Research.

European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

European Soothren Observatory

European Southern Observatory

Europeiska sydobservatoriet

Europejskie Obserwatorium Południowe.

Europese Zuidelijke Sterrenwacht internationale organisatie in Duitsland

Európske južné observatórium

Europski južni opservatorij

Evropská jižní observatoř.

Evropski južni opservatorij

Observatoire européen austral organisation européenne pour la création d'un observatoire astronomique dans l'hémisphère austral

Observatòri Europèu Austral

Observatorio austral europeo

Observatorio Europeo del Sur

Observatório Europeu do Sul

Observatorium Europaeum australe

Observatorium Selatan Eropa

Observatorul European Austral

Organisation européenne pour des recherches astronomiques dans l'hémisphère austral

Organisation européenne pour des recherches astronomiques dans l'hémisphère austral, European southern observatory

Organisation européenne pour des recherches astronomiques dans l'hémisphère austral European southern observatory La Silla, Chili

Ossirvatoriu Eurupeu Australi organizzazzioni eurupea pâ criazzioni di n'ossirvatoriu nta l'emisferu australi

Réadlann Eorpach an Deiscirt

Southern Observatory

Stjörnustöð Evrópulanda á suðurhveli

Südsternwarte

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Европска јужна опсерваторија

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The Magellanic clouds. A European Southern Observatory presentation: principal prospects, current observational and theoretical approaches, and prospects for future research. Based on the Symposium on the Magellanic Clouds, held in Santiago de Chile, March 1969, on the occasion of the dedication of the European Southern ObservatoryTexas/ESO-CERN Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Fundamental PhysicsChemical evolution from zero to high redshift : proceedings of the ESO workshop held at Garching, Germany, 14-16 October, 1998Black holes in binaries and galactic nuclei : diagnostics, demography, and formation : proceedings of the ESO workshop held at Garching, Germany, 6-8 September 1999, in honour of Riccardo GiacconiAstronomical interferometry : 20-24 March 1998, Kona, HawaiiAdaptive optical system technologies : 23-26 March, 1998, Kona, HawaiiGrowing black holes : accretion in a cosmological context : proceedings of the MPA/ESO/MPE/USM joint astronomy conference held in Garching, Germany, 21-25 June 2004Groups of galaxies in the nearby universe : proceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005