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Third ESO Astronomy Camp for Secondary School Students

Friday, 20 November, 2015
Astronomical Observatory of the Autonomous Region of the Aosta Valley, Saint-Barthélemy, Nus,

This year the third ESO Astronomy Camp for Secondary School Students will take place from 26 December to 01 January 2016 in Aosta Valley, at the Astronomical Observatory located in Saint-Barthélemy, Nus, Italy. Through social activities and astronomical sessions, the camp will explore the themes related to the Solar System and exoplanets: ESO will be responsible for the scientific programme for the ESO Astronomy Camp, and will provide lecturers and material together with several other partners.

Highlights will include:

- lectures on planetary missions and the discovery of the first exoplanet;

 an activity on measuring the distance to an asteroid;

a trip to the Matterhorn.

For more info, visit the website: http://www.eso.org/public/unitedkingdom/announcements/ann15038/