Esteban Parkes is a Telescope Manager at MSO-CTIO. He leads a group of professionals including Electronics Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Electrical and Mechanical Technicians to provide general support to all telescope operations. At CTIO, Esteban’s group supports the Blanco Telescope, equipped with the Dark Energy Camera (DECam), plus eight other programs that include twenty-seven smaller telescopes. In this event, we will learned about Esteban’s job, and a little about his life outside astronomy.
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