The chance of a lifetime.

#meetESO HELP @Cosmic_Carol to get to Chile. Show support by tweeting message adding #meetESO and follow her blog- it sparkles with personality and enthusiasm for all things Space.

Cosmic Carol

Last week I came across something that could well be the chance of a lifetime for me. ESO (the European Southern Observatory) are organising their first ever social media gathering in May at their observatories in the Atacama desert in Chile! WOAH!!!

Those of you who know me will know how excited I am by this. Astronomy and social media are my 2 favourite things! Chile is one of the best places on Earth for looking at the night sky and I have often joked about moving there to escape the clouds so common over Hull! I never thought I would ever get a chance to visit.

Watch this video. How fantastic would it be to actually go there?

The ESO is an intergovernmental astronomy organisation and provides state of the art research facilities to astronomers from many different countries. The event will allow 8 keen social media users to…

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February 25, 2016 · 1:52 pm

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