Life at La Silla Observatory in 1969
Life at La Silla Observatory in 1969
Prince Philippe of Belgium
Prince Philippe of Belgium
Fish-eye view of the South Pole
Fish-eye view of the South Pole
A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
Wide-field view of the Hercules galaxy cluster
Wide-field view of the Hercules galaxy cluster
Wide-field image of the sky around the Fried Egg nebula
Wide-field image of the sky around the Fried Egg nebula
Rare storm over Paranal
Rare storm over Paranal
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3169 and NGC 3166
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3169 and NGC 3166
“La Portada” in Antofagasta
“La Portada” in Antofagasta
The Coast of Antofagasta
The Coast of Antofagasta
Hubble infrared image of the most remote mature cluster of galaxies yet found
Hubble infrared image of the most remote mature cluster of galaxies yet found
Wide-field view of the sky around the remote cluster CL J1449+0856
Wide-field view of the sky around the remote cluster CL J1449+0856
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 7252: the Atoms-for-Peace galaxy
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 7252: the Atoms-for-Peace galaxy
Extracts from the VISTA Magellanic Cloud Survey view of the Tarantula Nebula
Extracts from the VISTA Magellanic Cloud Survey view of the Tarantula Nebula
Opening VISTA
Opening VISTA
Filming at Paranal
Filming at Paranal
Big and bigger telescopes
Big and bigger telescopes
E-ELT Active Segmented Mirror
E-ELT Active Segmented Mirror
Paranal Liquid Nitrogen Facility
Paranal Liquid Nitrogen Facility
ALMA Antenna Docking Pad
ALMA Antenna Docking Pad
The ALMA Array - 3D Rendering
The ALMA Array - 3D Rendering
The two ALMA antennas
The two ALMA antennas
A Rotating Giant Cloud around An Infant Galaxy
A Rotating Giant Cloud around An Infant Galaxy
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
Comparison of the central part of the Milky Way at different wavelengths (annotated)
Comparison of the central part of the Milky Way at different wavelengths (annotated)
Residencia gymnasium
Residencia gymnasium
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
Part of the VVV view of the bulge of the Milky Way from ESO's VISTA
Part of the VVV view of the bulge of the Milky Way from ESO's VISTA
One of the test CCD detectors for the ESPRESSO instrument
One of the test CCD detectors for the ESPRESSO instrument
ALMA and VLT image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
ALMA and VLT image of comet factory around Oph-IRS 48
Riccardo Giacconi addresses an audience
Riccardo Giacconi addresses an audience
Adaptive Optics at Play
Adaptive Optics at Play
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Gully at ALMA site
Gully at ALMA site
Media interviews during ESO's VLT first light press conference
Media interviews during ESO's VLT first light press conference
Journalist at ESO's VLT first light press conference
Journalist at ESO's VLT first light press conference
Guests at the ALMA inauguration on a transporter
Guests at the ALMA inauguration on a transporter
50 Years of ESO - Group Photo
50 Years of ESO - Group Photo