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The View form the Unit Telescope 1 Enclosure
The View form the Unit Telescope 1 Enclosure
Unit Telescope 1 Altitude Bearings
Unit Telescope 1 Altitude Bearings
Unit Telescope 1 in its Enclosure
Unit Telescope 1 in its Enclosure
Old Panamericana Road and ESO Paranal Surroundings
Old Panamericana Road and ESO Paranal Surroundings
Unit Telescope 1 Structure
Unit Telescope 1 Structure
Paranal Access Road
Paranal Access Road
Paranal Base Camp
Paranal Base Camp
Telescope Foundations
Telescope Foundations
The Coating Plant for the ESO VLT
The Coating Plant for the ESO VLT
The Coating Plant for the VLT
The Coating Plant for the VLT
Testing the VLT Power Generators
Testing the VLT Power Generators
Strange Comet Discovered at ESO
Strange Comet Discovered at ESO
Comet Hyakutake
Comet Hyakutake
First Infrared ESO Image of Comet Hale-Bopp
First Infrared ESO Image of Comet Hale-Bopp
Planetary Nebulae in NGC 1399
Planetary Nebulae in NGC 1399
Saturn and the Giant White Spot
Saturn and the Giant White Spot
Most distant "normal'' galaxy known, G 0102 190
Most distant "normal'' galaxy known, G 0102 190
A supernova explodes 5 billion years ago
A supernova explodes 5 billion years ago
.58 meter mirror for the New Technology Telescope (NTT)
.58 meter mirror for the New Technology Telescope (NTT)
The ESO 16-m Very Large Telescope
The ESO 16-m Very Large Telescope
Comet Halley's CO  tails
Comet Halley's CO tails
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
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
Looking up at the telescopes
Looking up at the telescopes
Quadrature - Satelliten - the Netherlands
Quadrature - Satelliten - the Netherlands
The location of the reflection nebula IC 2631 in the constellation of Chameleon
The location of the reflection nebula IC 2631 in the constellation of Chameleon
Paranal mirror inspection
Paranal mirror inspection
One of the units of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility for the VLT
One of the units of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility for the VLT
The red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris
The red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris
The star AU Mic in the constellation of Microscopium
The star AU Mic in the constellation of Microscopium
10 000th Free Image Uploaded to the ESO Image Archive
10 000th Free Image Uploaded to the ESO Image Archive
Engineering view of the HARMONI spectrograph for the E-ELT
Engineering view of the HARMONI spectrograph for the E-ELT
Engineering view of the HARMONI spectrograph for the E-ELT
Engineering view of the HARMONI spectrograph for the E-ELT
Map of Chile showing location of the earthquake of 16 September 2015
Map of Chile showing location of the earthquake of 16 September 2015
The distant dusty galaxy  A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
The distant dusty galaxy A1689-zD1 behind the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Wide-field view of the sky around the dark nebula LDN 483
Wide-field view of the sky around the dark nebula LDN 483
Paths in the desert
Paths in the desert
The long shadows of ALMA
The long shadows of ALMA
The motions of material in the discs around the young double star HK Tauri
The motions of material in the discs around the young double star HK Tauri
Composite views of HK Tauri from Hubble and ALMA
Composite views of HK Tauri from Hubble and ALMA
The first 22-watt sodium laser of the Adaptive Optics Facility
The first 22-watt sodium laser of the Adaptive Optics Facility
The MUSE instrument at night
The MUSE instrument at night
The MUSE instrument during installation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The MUSE instrument during installation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
French actress Juliette Binoche and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne in the VLT control room
French actress Juliette Binoche and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne in the VLT control room
ESO's premises in Santiago
ESO's premises in Santiago
Origins 2013 poster
Origins 2013 poster
Combining the light of four VLTs for the ESPRESSO instrument
Combining the light of four VLTs for the ESPRESSO instrument