Artist’s impression of a gamma-ray burst shining through two young galaxies in the early Universe
Artist’s impression of a gamma-ray burst shining through two young galaxies in the early Universe
Stars Dancing Above the VLT
Stars Dancing Above the VLT
Giant space blob glows from within
Giant space blob glows from within
The COSMOS field
The COSMOS field
Pandora’s Cluster (VLT view)
Pandora’s Cluster (VLT view)
Planetary Conjunction over Paranal
Planetary Conjunction over Paranal
Supermoon over ESO's Very Large Telescope
Supermoon over ESO's Very Large Telescope
ALMA Antennas Stand Together
ALMA Antennas Stand Together
A Galactic Petri Dish
A Galactic Petri Dish
The Long and Winding Road*
The Long and Winding Road*
A disc around a massive baby star (artist's impression)
A disc around a massive baby star (artist's impression)
The Blinking Galaxy
The Blinking Galaxy
An infrared/visible comparison view of Messier 83
An infrared/visible comparison view of Messier 83
The sky around Messier 83
The sky around Messier 83
Inside the VLT
Inside the VLT
ALMA antennas at OSF
ALMA antennas at OSF
ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
Night falling over Paranal
Night falling over Paranal
Comet McNaught, the  Moon, Venus and the VLT
Comet McNaught, the Moon, Venus and the VLT
ALMA antennas and OSF at sunset
ALMA antennas and OSF at sunset
A VLT Unit Telescope and the Moon
A VLT Unit Telescope and the Moon
VLT and VISTA in Early Sunlight*
VLT and VISTA in Early Sunlight*
The Trifid Nebula (full frame)
The Trifid Nebula (full frame)
Comet McNaught and ATs
Comet McNaught and ATs
The Comet and the Telescopes
The Comet and the Telescopes
Icy Exoplanet (artist's impression)
Icy Exoplanet (artist's impression)
In Tarantula Territory (a)
In Tarantula Territory (a)
ALMA image of the disc around the young star TW Hydrae
ALMA image of the disc around the young star TW Hydrae
X Marks the Spot
X Marks the Spot
Young star lights up reflection nebula IC 2631
Young star lights up reflection nebula IC 2631
The Vitacura Guesthouse gardens
The Vitacura Guesthouse gardens
La Silla Lunar Eclipse
La Silla Lunar Eclipse
Science Machines
Science Machines
Galaxy images from the GAMA survey
Galaxy images from the GAMA survey
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy
Colour composite view of the Pillars of Creation from MUSE data
Colour composite view of the Pillars of Creation from MUSE data
360-degree panorama of the ESO Headquarters
360-degree panorama of the ESO Headquarters
Surprise within a Cloud
Surprise within a Cloud
Zodiacal Light over La Silla
Zodiacal Light over La Silla
Artist’s impression of exocomets around Beta Pictoris
Artist’s impression of exocomets around Beta Pictoris
Otto the transporter
Otto the transporter
Ongoing observations
Ongoing observations
Small but powerful
Small but powerful
Astronomer break
Astronomer break
Star Rain in the Desert
Star Rain in the Desert
Star formation in the southern Milky Way
Star formation in the southern Milky Way
The final ALMA antenna arrives at Chajnantor
The final ALMA antenna arrives at Chajnantor
The final ALMA antenna arrives at Chajnantor
The final ALMA antenna arrives at Chajnantor
Lights in the Sky
Lights in the Sky
Night View of La Silla
Night View of La Silla