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Xavier Barcons Jáuregui is a Spanish physicist and astronomer appointed as ESO director general from 1 September 2017.[1]

Xavier Barcons
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Prof. Xavier Barcons at ESO Headquarters
Born
Xavier Barcons Jáuregui

1959 (age 59–60)
NationalitySpanish
Alma materUniversity of Cantabria
OccupationAstronomer
Known forESO General Director
Children2

On 29 May 2018, the asteroid 327943 Xavierbarcons was named in his honor.

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  1. ^ "Xavier Barcons Appointed as Next ESO Director General". www.eso.org. Retrieved 12 December 2016.