Media Advisory: The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark to Meet the Press at Paranal Observatory

26 Febbraio 2013

On 14 March 2013, His Royal Highness, The Crown Prince of Denmark, will visit ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile accompanied by his wife, Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess. Denmark has been member of ESO since 1967, and the visit is part of the Crown Prince Couple’s official visit to Chile which will showcase several important cultural, industrial, health, environmental and scientific links between Denmark and Chile.

The Crown Prince Couple will be meeting the press outside the Paranal Residencia at 20:45 CET/16:45 CLT on 14 March 2013. Members of the press are welcome to attend in person. To participate in this press and photo opportunity or to receive additional information, members of the media must obtain accreditation by contacting Mathieu Isidro ( A confirmation email will be sent and additional information will be provided only to the accredited media before the event.

Accreditation will remain open until 8 March 2013 after which requests will not be processed. Media who have not been accredited will not be granted access to the observatory. A bus will be provided by ESO to transfer journalists from Antofagasta to the Paranal Observatory and back once the press conference is over. Members of the media will not be allowed to spend the night at the observatory.

ESO’s Paranal Observatory is located 130 kilometres south of Antofagasta, in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, at a height of 2635 metres above sea level.


Lars Lindberg Christensen
ESO education and Public Outreach Department
Garching bei München, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3200-6761
Cell: +49-173-3872-621

Mathieu Isidro
Special events & exhibitions
Office of the ESO Representative in Chile/education & Public Outreach Department
Santiago, Chile
Phone: +56-2-24633261

Riguardo all'annuncio



The Paranal-Armazones area
The Paranal-Armazones area