Lowering of the M3 MELIPAL Mirror
Lowering of the M3 MELIPAL Mirror
Control Building and Satellite Antenna
Control Building and Satellite Antenna
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
Lifting of the Mirror Cell
Lifting of the Mirror Cell
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror: Protective Layer Removal
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror: Protective Layer Removal
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
Arrival at the MELIPAL Enclosure
Arrival at the MELIPAL Enclosure
M1 Cell with Dummy Mirror
M1 Cell with Dummy Mirror
Dummy M1 Cell
Dummy M1 Cell
M1 Cell
M1 Cell
Dummy M1 Cell is Stored
Dummy M1 Cell is Stored
M1 Cell Meets MELIPAL Structure
M1 Cell Meets MELIPAL Structure
Approaching the Platform
Approaching the Platform
FORS2: Testing and Assembly
FORS2: Testing and Assembly
M1 Cell transport
M1 Cell transport
Active Mirror Supports in VLT M1 Cell
Active Mirror Supports in VLT M1 Cell
(UV-B) Colour Index in NGC 1232
(UV-B) Colour Index in NGC 1232
VLT Mechanical Structure
VLT Mechanical Structure
VLT Unit Telescope 1
VLT Unit Telescope 1
A Rotating Giant Cloud around An Infant Galaxy
A Rotating Giant Cloud around An Infant Galaxy
Swan Bands in Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Swan Bands in Bright Comet 1995 Q1
The location of the galaxy Markarian 1018 in the constellation of Cetus
The location of the galaxy Markarian 1018 in the constellation of Cetus
The ALMA Residencia design
The ALMA Residencia design
Wide-field view of the region around the star cluster Messier 18
Wide-field view of the region around the star cluster Messier 18
Artist’s impression of the exotic binary star system AR Scorpii
Artist’s impression of the exotic binary star system AR Scorpii
Screenshot of ESOcast 86
Screenshot of ESOcast 86
ALMA and friends
ALMA and friends
ESO Signs Largest Ever Ground-based Astronomy Contract for E-ELT Dome and Telescope Structure
ESO Signs Largest Ever Ground-based Astronomy Contract for E-ELT Dome and Telescope Structure
Comparison of the central part of the Milky Way at different wavelengths
Comparison of the central part of the Milky Way at different wavelengths
Engineering drawing of E-ELT M4 unit
Engineering drawing of E-ELT M4 unit
Artist’s impression of CR7: the brightest galaxy in the early Universe
Artist’s impression of CR7: the brightest galaxy in the early Universe
The MUSE instrument on the VLT: equipped with 24 continuous flow cooling systems
The MUSE instrument on the VLT: equipped with 24 continuous flow cooling systems
Hubble image of galaxy cluster Abell 3827 showing dark matter distribution
Hubble image of galaxy cluster Abell 3827 showing dark matter distribution
Infrared/visible-light view of the distant dusty galaxy A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
Infrared/visible-light view of the distant dusty galaxy A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
ALMA transporter moving a distant ALMA antenna
ALMA transporter moving a distant ALMA antenna
ESO Fellow Claudia Del P. Lagos winner of a 2014 MERAC Prize
ESO Fellow Claudia Del P. Lagos winner of a 2014 MERAC Prize
Part of the VVV view of the bulge of the Milky Way from ESO's VISTA
Part of the VVV view of the bulge of the Milky Way from ESO's VISTA
One of the test CCD detectors for the ESPRESSO instrument
One of the test CCD detectors for the ESPRESSO instrument
ALMA and VLT image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
ALMA and VLT image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
Riccardo Giacconi addresses an audience
Riccardo Giacconi addresses an audience
Adaptive Optics at Play
Adaptive Optics at Play
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Gully at ALMA site
Gully at ALMA site
Media interviews during ESO's VLT first light press conference
Media interviews during ESO's VLT first light press conference
Journalist at ESO's VLT first light press conference
Journalist at ESO's VLT first light press conference
Guests at the ALMA inauguration on a transporter
Guests at the ALMA inauguration on a transporter
50 Years of ESO - Group Photo
50 Years of ESO - Group Photo
Students at ESO headquarters in Garching
Students at ESO headquarters in Garching
Part of the supernova remnant SN 1006 seen with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
Part of the supernova remnant SN 1006 seen with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope