Atacama Plants
Atacama Plants
ALMA site
ALMA site
The two ALMA antennas
The two ALMA antennas
Fragment B of Comet SW-3
Fragment B of Comet SW-3
The Distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904
The Distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904
The Nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
The Nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
The Crab Nebula
The Crab Nebula
FORS2 at KUEYEN
FORS2 at KUEYEN
Control Building and Satellite Antenna
Control Building and Satellite Antenna
Inspecting the Reflective Surface
Inspecting the Reflective Surface
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
Coated MELIPAL Mirror
Coated MELIPAL Mirror
Lifting the Mirror
Lifting the Mirror
Lowering of the M3 MELIPAL Mirror
Lowering of the M3 MELIPAL Mirror
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror Resting in its Cell
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror Resting in its Cell
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
Arrival at the MELIPAL Enclosure
Arrival at the MELIPAL Enclosure
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
8.2-m Zerodur Mirror
Coating Chamber
Coating Chamber
Dummy M1 Cell
Dummy M1 Cell
M1 Cell
M1 Cell
M1 Cell with Dummy Mirror
M1 Cell with Dummy Mirror
M1 Cell Meets MELIPAL Structure
M1 Cell Meets MELIPAL Structure
Dummy M1 Cell is Stored
Dummy M1 Cell is Stored
FORS2: Testing and Assembly
FORS2: Testing and Assembly
Approaching the Platform
Approaching the Platform
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
Mystic Mountain
Mystic Mountain
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