Aerial View of La Silla
Aerial View of La Silla
ESO Vitacura Offices in 1969
ESO Vitacura Offices in 1969
La Silla Hotel in 1969
La Silla Hotel in 1969
An Aerial View of Santiago
An Aerial View of Santiago
The roof-topping of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The roof-topping of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Observer's Cage of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Observer's Cage of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The arrival of the primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope to La Silla Observatory
The arrival of the primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope to La Silla Observatory
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome under construction
VLT Site Testing
VLT Site Testing
VLT Site Testing Break
VLT Site Testing Break
New Technology Telescope
New Technology Telescope
VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star (unannotated)
VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star (unannotated)
Catherine Cesarsky’s Farewell
Catherine Cesarsky’s Farewell
Wide-field view of Abell 2744
Wide-field view of Abell 2744
Lore in Training
Lore in Training
The ESO stand at the JENAM 2010 meeting in Lisbon, Portugal
The ESO stand at the JENAM 2010 meeting in Lisbon, Portugal
“A window to the Universe”
“A window to the Universe”
Paranal air strip
Paranal air strip
Press conference on E-ELT site selection
Press conference on E-ELT site selection
The first three ALMA antennas at the Array Operations Site (AOS) on Chajnantor
The first three ALMA antennas at the Array Operations Site (AOS) on Chajnantor
The ALMA Array Operations Site Technical Building on Chajnantor
The ALMA Array Operations Site Technical Building on Chajnantor
A sign on Chajnantor for ALMA optical fibre cable
A sign on Chajnantor for ALMA optical fibre cable
The plateau of Chajnantor, the ALMA Array Operations Site
The plateau of Chajnantor, the ALMA Array Operations Site
E-ELT site testing - Cerro Macon / Argentina
E-ELT site testing - Cerro Macon / Argentina
Morning view of the ALMA Base Camp
Morning view of the ALMA Base Camp
New Technology Telescope
New Technology Telescope
La Silla Stamp
La Silla Stamp
Site of APEX
Site of APEX
Array Operations Site (AOS) for APEX
Array Operations Site (AOS) for APEX
Weather balloons on Paranal in support of the E-ELT
Weather balloons on Paranal in support of the E-ELT
La Silla Site Search
La Silla Site Search
Detail in the galaxy M 87
Detail in the galaxy M 87
HE Bert Koenders in the control room at Paranal
HE Bert Koenders in the control room at Paranal
The contract to polish the E-ELT secondary mirror
The contract to polish the E-ELT secondary mirror
One of the new MOONS detectors
One of the new MOONS detectors
Schematic view of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility on the ESO VLT
Schematic view of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility on the ESO VLT
The sky above La Silla
The sky above La Silla
The show's on the road
The show's on the road
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
The LEGO® VLT model includes the huge dome
The LEGO® VLT model includes the huge dome
The LEGO® VLT model is presented to ESO’s Director General
The LEGO® VLT model is presented to ESO’s Director General
The LEGO® VLT model is fully articulated
The LEGO® VLT model is fully articulated
The star formation region RCW 106 in the constellation of Norma
The star formation region RCW 106 in the constellation of Norma
ESO/OPTICON/IAU summer school in Brno
ESO/OPTICON/IAU summer school in Brno
The business end of planet-hunting
The business end of planet-hunting
In control
In control
ALMA imaging of the transitional disc HD 135344B
ALMA imaging of the transitional disc HD 135344B
Wide-field view of the sky around the interacting galaxy NGC 5291
Wide-field view of the sky around the interacting galaxy NGC 5291