Wrapped Beryllium mirror
Wrapped Beryllium mirror
VLT Test Camera
VLT Test Camera
Location of the Compact Configuration of ALMA
Location of the Compact Configuration of ALMA
The Dummy Mirror in the UT2 Structure
The Dummy Mirror in the UT2 Structure
The M1 Cell is Removed From the UT2 Enclosure
The M1 Cell is Removed From the UT2 Enclosure
The Mirror Cell Arrives at MMB
The Mirror Cell Arrives at MMB
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Hot image
Hot image
Clouds at Paranal
Clouds at Paranal
The little world of Paranal
The little world of Paranal
The Residencia at night
The Residencia at night
Agreement signed for solar farm to be installed at La Silla
Agreement signed for solar farm to be installed at La Silla
Herbert takes distance shots from ALMA
Herbert takes distance shots from ALMA
OSF Technical Building
OSF Technical Building
Asteroid (25143) Itokawa seen in close-up
Asteroid (25143) Itokawa seen in close-up
The new ESO Headquarters extension
The new ESO Headquarters extension
 Wide field view of the area around the Toby Jug Nebula
Wide field view of the area around the Toby Jug Nebula
Collage of images from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Collage of images from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Building the Telescope of the Future
Building the Telescope of the Future
ESO PRIMA DDL
ESO PRIMA DDL
Hands on with the VST
Hands on with the VST
Look up
Look up
Structure support
Structure support
ALMA atennas at the OSF
ALMA atennas at the OSF
View of Chajnantor
View of Chajnantor
New Technology Telescope
New Technology Telescope
Still from Matrix Workshop
Still from Matrix Workshop
North American antenna
North American antenna
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile in the Paranal Control Room
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile in the Paranal Control Room
Sentinels
Sentinels
Marseille 0.36-metre telescope
Marseille 0.36-metre telescope
Radio communication at La Silla
Radio communication at La Silla
The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope — VISTA
The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope — VISTA
Summit meeting in Cerro Morado
Summit meeting in Cerro Morado
Coudé spectrograph
Coudé spectrograph
La Silla Facilities in 1969
La Silla Facilities in 1969
Teenage galaxies in the distant Universe and the motions of their gas
Teenage galaxies in the distant Universe and the motions of their gas
Erasure singer Andy Bell standing in front of the VLT
Erasure singer Andy Bell standing in front of the VLT
Screenshot of an ESO image of the Orion Nebula shown in Microsoft’s WWT
Screenshot of an ESO image of the Orion Nebula shown in Microsoft’s WWT
Earthshine: the Moon shining in reflected light from the Earth
Earthshine: the Moon shining in reflected light from the Earth
Site testing in South Africa
Site testing in South Africa
VLT Laser Guide Star poses for "Traveller" Magazine
VLT Laser Guide Star poses for "Traveller" Magazine
Open House Day 2009 at ESO Headquarters
Open House Day 2009 at ESO Headquarters
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3521
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3521
Wide-field view of the sky around the Meathook Galaxy
Wide-field view of the sky around the Meathook Galaxy
Entering the New ALMA Santiago Central Office
Entering the New ALMA Santiago Central Office
Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud and the remarkable double star OGLE-LMC-CEP0227
Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud and the remarkable double star OGLE-LMC-CEP0227
The lightweight, rigid reference optic for the new deformable secondary mirror at ESO's VLT
The lightweight, rigid reference optic for the new deformable secondary mirror at ESO's VLT
Digitized Sky Survey Image of the Eagle Nebula
Digitized Sky Survey Image of the Eagle Nebula
VISTA main mirror recoated
VISTA main mirror recoated