The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO's Paranal Observatory
The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO's Paranal Observatory
Side-by-side comparison of ALMA observations and artist’s impression of the disc and gas streams around HD 142527
Side-by-side comparison of ALMA observations and artist’s impression of the disc and gas streams around HD 142527
IMAX Filming at Paranal
IMAX Filming at Paranal
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope and Chilicass
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope and Chilicass
Screenshot of ESOcast 46
Screenshot of ESOcast 46
ALMA Control Room
ALMA Control Room
Reflection in the UT4 primary mirror
Reflection in the UT4 primary mirror
Bochum 0.61-metre telescope
Bochum 0.61-metre telescope
Cerro Paranal, 1987
Cerro Paranal, 1987
VLT mirror handling
VLT mirror handling
Residencia exterior
Residencia exterior
ESO 3.6-metre telescope from the CAT
ESO 3.6-metre telescope from the CAT
Armazones site testing
Armazones site testing
The CAT dome being assembled
The CAT dome being assembled
Scene from October 1981
Scene from October 1981
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (interior view)
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (interior view)
Construction of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Construction of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
The radio hut at La Silla
The radio hut at La Silla
Atlas Laboratory in 1973
Atlas Laboratory in 1973
Prince Philippe of Belgium
Prince Philippe of Belgium
The Bavarian Minister of Finance visits ESO Headquarters
The Bavarian Minister of Finance visits ESO Headquarters
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
Clean Room at ESO's Headquarters
Clean Room at ESO's Headquarters
ESO Technology Division
ESO Technology Division
A Muse for the VLT
A Muse for the VLT
Dr. Stefan Gillessen
Dr. Stefan Gillessen
Planet Beta Pictoris Seen with the NACO APP (Annotated)
Planet Beta Pictoris Seen with the NACO APP (Annotated)
A star seen with the NACO APP
A star seen with the NACO APP
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Tolonchar / Chile
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Tolonchar / Chile
EURO-VO AIDA Research
EURO-VO AIDA Research
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
Austrian Experts Meeting
Austrian Experts Meeting
The Czech Republic Joins ESO
The Czech Republic Joins ESO
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
Campus 50 Years Celebration
Campus 50 Years Celebration
Cleaning of AT2 Mirror
Cleaning of AT2 Mirror
Campus 50 Years Celebration
Campus 50 Years Celebration
Beam Connector in the Mirror Maintenance Building
Beam Connector in the Mirror Maintenance Building
ESO Council December 2006
ESO Council December 2006
Signing Ceremony for the Czech Republic
Signing Ceremony for the Czech Republic
VO Conference March 2007
VO Conference March 2007
Installing AT2 Mirror
Installing AT2 Mirror
EURO-VO Workshop 2008
EURO-VO Workshop 2008
First Light for the Active Phasing Experiment — a step towards the E-ELT
First Light for the Active Phasing Experiment — a step towards the E-ELT
Active Phasing Experiment (APE) for the ELT
Active Phasing Experiment (APE) for the ELT
ESO Council December 2006
ESO Council December 2006
Auxiliary Telescopes at the VLT
Auxiliary Telescopes at the VLT
3D Perspective Workshop at ESO
3D Perspective Workshop at ESO
Around the World in 80 Telescopes, for 100 Hours Of Astronomy
Around the World in 80 Telescopes, for 100 Hours Of Astronomy
The X-shooter instrument
The X-shooter instrument