Publications based on ESO Data
Publications making use of ESO observational data must include the following statement in a footnote or in the acknowledgement:
Based on observations collected at the European Southern Observatory under ESO programme(s) TP.C-NNNN(R)* or PPP.AAAA.nnn**.
Please substitute the place-holder (TP.C-NNNN(R) or PPP.AAAA.nnn) with the programme ID(s) of the data used, e.g., 094.A-1234(A) or 105.20UA.001. You will find the identifier in the FITS header of the observations.
* all programmes approved before ESO period 105: TP.C-NNNN(R)
T: leading character indicating the programme type (0=Normal, 1=Large, ...)
P: period (2 digits for P<100, 3 digits for P>=100)
C: category (A, B, C , D, L, ...)
NNNN: four digit integer (unique within each semester)
R: run (A, B, ...)
** as of ESO period 105: PPP.AAAA.nnn
A: unique identifier composed of numbers and letters
n: number of the run
Please consult the information on ESO Programme and Run Identification Codes for further details.