The location of the reflection nebula IC 2631 in the constellation of Chameleon
The location of the reflection nebula IC 2631 in the constellation of Chameleon
Paranal mirror inspection
Paranal mirror inspection
One of the units of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility for the VLT
One of the units of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility for the VLT
The red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris
The red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris
10 000th Free Image Uploaded to the ESO Image Archive
10 000th Free Image Uploaded to the ESO Image Archive
The distant dusty galaxy  A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
The distant dusty galaxy A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Wide-field view of the sky around the dark nebula LDN 483
Wide-field view of the sky around the dark nebula LDN 483
Paths in the desert
Paths in the desert
The long shadows of ALMA
The long shadows of ALMA
The first 22-watt sodium laser of the Adaptive Optics Facility
The first 22-watt sodium laser of the Adaptive Optics Facility
The MUSE instrument at night
The MUSE instrument at night
The MUSE instrument during installation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The MUSE instrument during installation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
French actress Juliette Binoche and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne in the VLT control room
French actress Juliette Binoche and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne in the VLT control room
ESO's premises in Santiago
ESO's premises in Santiago
Combining the light of four VLTs for the ESPRESSO instrument
Combining the light of four VLTs for the ESPRESSO instrument
ALMA Santiago Central Office
ALMA Santiago Central Office
SPHERE instrument in assembly laboratory
SPHERE instrument in assembly laboratory
KMOS on a test rig
KMOS on a test rig
Harvard Observatory Boyden Station
Harvard Observatory Boyden Station
ESO Fellows Days
ESO Fellows Days
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
ALMA image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
ALMA image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
VLT at Forschungsforum 97 fair
VLT at Forschungsforum 97 fair
Support tech
Support tech
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of 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
AT4 arrives Paranal
AT4 arrives Paranal
Rabbits in the Atacama Desert
Rabbits in the Atacama Desert
Panorama of Residencia
Panorama of Residencia
ESO Headquarters in Santiago
ESO Headquarters in Santiago
The President of Austria, Heinz Fischer is presented with the book Europe to the Stars
The President of Austria, Heinz Fischer is presented with the book Europe to the Stars
The green bean galaxy J2240
The green bean galaxy J2240
Cerro Paranal in 1987
Cerro Paranal in 1987
La Silla, 1975
La Silla, 1975
An ALMA Warm Cartridge Assembly (WCA)
An ALMA Warm Cartridge Assembly (WCA)
ESO Headquarters Extension plans
ESO Headquarters Extension plans
The primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Santiago office under construction
The Santiago office under construction
Hans-Emil Schuster and Lodewijk Woltjer
Hans-Emil Schuster and Lodewijk Woltjer
Hans-Emil Schuster
Hans-Emil Schuster
La Silla observatory Inauguration
La Silla observatory Inauguration
Break at the Atlas Laboratory
Break at the Atlas Laboratory
Building La Silla Observatory
Building La Silla Observatory
The ALMA Santiago Central Office
The ALMA Santiago Central Office