Artist’s impression of the comet factory seen by ALMA
Artist’s impression of the comet factory seen by ALMA
Milky Way Shines over Snowy La Silla
Milky Way Shines over Snowy La Silla
Conjunction seen from Paranal
Conjunction seen from Paranal
ALMA images of gravitationally-lensed distant star-forming galaxies
ALMA images of gravitationally-lensed distant star-forming galaxies
Artist’s impression of eclipsing binary
Artist’s impression of eclipsing binary
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
ALMA and a Starry Night — a Joy to Behold
ALMA and a Starry Night — a Joy to Behold
ALMA antenna
ALMA antenna
Artist’s impression of the exoplanet Tau Boötis b
Artist’s impression of the exoplanet Tau Boötis b
Cascading Milky Way
Cascading Milky Way
Sun, Moon and Telescopes above the Desert
Sun, Moon and Telescopes above the Desert
E-ELT four laser star guide
E-ELT four laser star guide
La Silla Observatory view from an airplane
La Silla Observatory view from an airplane
Aerial close up view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope with the 1.4-m Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Aerial close up view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope with the 1.4-m Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Teenage galaxies in the distant Universe
Teenage galaxies in the distant Universe
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope with open dome
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope with open dome
A towering VLT Unit Telescope
A towering VLT Unit Telescope
Paranal under Snow
Paranal under Snow
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
The brown dwarf binary CFBDSIR 1458+10
The brown dwarf binary CFBDSIR 1458+10
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
Chance discovery reveals star factories in the distant Universe
Chance discovery reveals star factories in the distant Universe
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 planet-hosting star CoRoT-7
The planet-hosting star CoRoT-7
The Trifid Nebula (full frame)
The Trifid Nebula (full frame)
VLT Image of Supernova in Beautiful Spiral Galaxy NGC 1288
VLT Image of Supernova in Beautiful Spiral Galaxy NGC 1288
The Spiral Galaxy NGC 5584 and SN 2007af
The Spiral Galaxy NGC 5584 and SN 2007af
The Overlooked Dwarf and its Apparent Companion
The Overlooked Dwarf and its Apparent Companion
Comet McNaught and ATs
Comet McNaught and ATs
The Comet and the Telescopes
The Comet and the Telescopes