A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
Adaptive Optics at Play
Adaptive Optics at Play
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Staff Quarters at La Silla
Staff Quarters at La Silla
Inauguration of the Pelicano Airstrip
Inauguration of the Pelicano Airstrip
HARPS, the planet hunter
HARPS, the planet hunter
Escaping fox
Escaping fox
La Silla from Cerro Vizcachas
La Silla from Cerro Vizcachas
Eric Maurice
Eric Maurice
Making the ESO 3.6-metre telescope M1 Mirror
Making the ESO 3.6-metre telescope M1 Mirror
Dome of the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
Dome of the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
La Silla on the horizon
La Silla on the horizon
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
La Silla early construction
La Silla early construction
At home at La Silla
At home at La Silla
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
Claus Madsen at La Silla (GPO)
Claus Madsen at La Silla (GPO)
NTT Assembly
NTT Assembly
La Silla Hotel
La Silla Hotel
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory, 1966
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory, 1966
The ESO 1-metre telescope
The ESO 1-metre telescope
Coudé spectrograph on the ESO 1.52-metre telescope
Coudé spectrograph on the ESO 1.52-metre telescope
Access road to the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Access road to the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
An ESO truck
An ESO truck
Petrol station at Camp Pelicano
Petrol station at Camp Pelicano
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Model of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Model of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Map of the La Silla Observatory in 1969
Map of the La Silla Observatory in 1969
Foundations of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome
Foundations of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome
The electronic workshop at La Silla in 1969
The electronic workshop at La Silla in 1969
The La Silla Hotel in 1969
The La Silla Hotel in 1969
The beginning of La Silla
The beginning of La Silla
Foxes at La Silla
Foxes at La Silla
Observing at the ESO 1-metre telescope
Observing at the ESO 1-metre telescope
Inside the dome of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Inside the dome of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Snow at La Silla
Snow at La Silla
Around La Silla
Around La Silla
La Silla RVM machine
La Silla RVM machine
La Silla Power Station
La Silla Power Station
Pelicano Camp
Pelicano Camp
Construction of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Construction of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Neighbours at Quebrada Pelícano
Neighbours at Quebrada Pelícano
La Silla Road Construction
La Silla Road Construction