Night shift
Night shift
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
ALMA antennas waiting at the OSF
ALMA antennas waiting at the OSF
Chajnantor before ALMA
Chajnantor before ALMA
The rolling hills of the Atacama
The rolling hills of the Atacama
Access to Gamsberg
Access to Gamsberg
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
MIDAS computer, 1980
MIDAS computer, 1980
MIDAS user room
MIDAS user room
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Pointing
Pointing
First Colloquium at ESO HQ, 1980.
First Colloquium at ESO HQ, 1980.
Enard, Merkle and Tarenghi
Enard, Merkle and Tarenghi
Contract signing between AMOS and ESO, 1992.
Contract signing between AMOS and ESO, 1992.
First Colloquium at ESO HQ
First Colloquium at ESO HQ
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
SN1987a conference
SN1987a conference
VLT Council
VLT Council
Sunrise at Paranal
Sunrise at Paranal
1968 aerial view of UN-CEPAL compound
1968 aerial view of UN-CEPAL compound
MS Alkmaar during the Leiden conference
MS Alkmaar during the Leiden conference
Groningen Conference, 1953
Groningen Conference, 1953
VLT's UT2 without mirror, during recoating
VLT's UT2 without mirror, during recoating
UT2 recoating being transported for recoating
UT2 recoating being transported for recoating
Preparing UT2 for recoating
Preparing UT2 for recoating
Shooting Marco Polo documentary at ALMA
Shooting Marco Polo documentary at ALMA
ESO headquarters in Garching during a Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
ESO headquarters in Garching during a Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994
Meteorological station atop of La Montura
Meteorological station atop of La Montura
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
La Silla early construction
La Silla early construction
At home at La Silla
At home at La Silla
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
VLT first light press conference
VLT first light press conference
The world watches
The world watches
Announcement during VLT First Light press conference
Announcement during VLT First Light press conference
Question time
Question time
Meeting in Paris, 1987
Meeting in Paris, 1987
Remote control of the NTT in Garching
Remote control of the NTT in Garching
ALMA OSF panorama
ALMA OSF panorama
Aerial view of Paranal in 1994
Aerial view of Paranal in 1994
A bird's eye view of Paranal in 1994.
A bird's eye view of Paranal in 1994.
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission, Anne Glover, visits ESO’s Paranal Observatory
Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission, Anne Glover, visits ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark during their visit to ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark during their visit to ESO’s Paranal Observatory
Map of the positions of thousands of galaxies in the VIPERS survey
Map of the positions of thousands of galaxies in the VIPERS survey
NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view of the dust disc around the young star HD 100546
NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view of the dust disc around the young star HD 100546