Europe to the Stars

Europe to the Stars takes the viewer on an epic journey behind the scenes at the most productive ground-based observatory in the world, revealing the science, the history, the technology and the people. 

Discover the European Southern Observatory in a story of cosmic curiosity, courage, and perseverance; a story of observing a Universe of deep mysteries and hidden secrets; and a story of designing, building, and operating the msot powerful ground-based telescopes on the planet.

The movie focuses on the essential aspects of an astronomical observatory, while offering a broader view of how astronomy is done. From site-testing to locate the best places in the world for observing the sky, to how telescopes are built and what mysteries of the Universe astronomers are revealing.

Run Time: 32 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and under