Antennae Nursery
Antennae Nursery
The front of the ESO Supernova
The front of the ESO Supernova
APEX at work
APEX at work
The Residencia at night
The Residencia at night
Signing of grid agreement at Paranal
Signing of grid agreement at Paranal
Looking up at ALMA
Looking up at ALMA
Close-up of Babak testing a UHD Camera
Close-up of Babak testing a UHD Camera
Close up of a time-lapse bot
Close up of a time-lapse bot
At the Heart of ALMA
At the Heart of ALMA
European ALMA Antennas at OSF
European ALMA Antennas at OSF
High and Dry at ALMA
High and Dry at ALMA
Crescent Moon over ALMA
Crescent Moon over ALMA
Star Rain Down on the SEST
Star Rain Down on the SEST
ALMA antennas among cloud
ALMA antennas among cloud
Sky on Fire
Sky on Fire
Pie in the Sky
Pie in the Sky
Screenshot of the ALMA Augmented Reality App in action
Screenshot of the ALMA Augmented Reality App in action
Screenshot of the ALMA Augmented Reality App in action
Screenshot of the ALMA Augmented Reality App in action
Babak tests Vixen Polarie Star Tracker
Babak tests Vixen Polarie Star Tracker
A view of the ESO Headquarters Extension
A view of the ESO Headquarters Extension
Ultra HD Expedition day 6: Onwards to ALMA
Ultra HD Expedition day 6: Onwards to ALMA
Around Beta Pictoris
Around Beta Pictoris
ALMA Workers Rescue Abandoned Vicuña Fawn
ALMA Workers Rescue Abandoned Vicuña Fawn
ESO Headquarters at Garching Forschungszentrum
ESO Headquarters at Garching Forschungszentrum
Audience at Visitor Centre Unveiling Signing Event
Audience at Visitor Centre Unveiling Signing Event
UV Workshop group picture at ESO HQ Garching
UV Workshop group picture at ESO HQ Garching
Penitentes
Penitentes
In Focus
In Focus
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
Mars rover being tested near the Paranal Observatory
ESO Very Large Telescope
ESO Very Large Telescope
Wide-field view of the star-forming region around the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
Wide-field view of the star-forming region around the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
Antennae at the Array Operations Site
Antennae at the Array Operations Site
La Residencia
La Residencia
 AEM Consortium’s facility
AEM Consortium’s facility
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the Carina Nebula
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the Carina Nebula
ALMA at night
ALMA at night
22º Moon halo over La Silla
22º Moon halo over La Silla
View from Paranal Observatory
View from Paranal Observatory
The Galactic Centre above the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Galactic Centre above the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
La Silla Observatory among the clouds
La Silla Observatory among the clouds
The Milky Way above the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Milky Way above the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds
The Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescopes at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescopes at Paranal
Very Large Telescope at Paranal
Very Large Telescope at Paranal
Very Large Telescope at Paranal
Very Large Telescope at Paranal
SOFI at the NTT
SOFI at the NTT
Moon from La Silla
Moon from La Silla
ALMA Antennae
ALMA Antennae
Basecamp canteen panorama
Basecamp canteen panorama
Panorama of the computer room
Panorama of the computer room
Computer room panorama
Computer room panorama
Panorama at the entrance of Paranal
Panorama at the entrance of Paranal
Panorama of Paranal Control Room
Panorama of Paranal Control Room
Control room panorama
Control room panorama
Garden Panorama
Garden Panorama
Comet Streaking Across the Sky
Comet Streaking Across the Sky
ALMA Pinpoints Early Galaxies
ALMA Pinpoints Early Galaxies
Men in Red Walk Away from ALMA
Men in Red Walk Away from ALMA
Morning Light
Morning Light
The VLT in motion
The VLT in motion
The VLT's Laser Guide Star
The VLT's Laser Guide Star
Teamwork
Teamwork
Crisp day
Crisp day
Milky Way stars
Milky Way stars
VLT array
VLT array
International collaboration
International collaboration
Reputation
Reputation
ALMA antenna array
ALMA antenna array
Altitude 5000m
Altitude 5000m
Iridium flare above Yepun
Iridium flare above Yepun
Operators and ALMA Digitizer
Operators and ALMA Digitizer
APEX at Chajnantor
APEX at Chajnantor
It's Raining Stars on Paranal
It's Raining Stars on Paranal
Startrails on Paranal
Startrails on Paranal
The Milky Way and the Zodiacal light
The Milky Way and the Zodiacal light
Sunset over AT1
Sunset over AT1
VLT Mirrors
VLT Mirrors
ALMA
ALMA
ALMA Pinpoints Early Galaxies
ALMA Pinpoints Early Galaxies
Wide-field view of part of Orion in visible light
Wide-field view of part of Orion in visible light
Wide-field view of the Lupus 3 dark cloud and associated hot young stars
Wide-field view of the Lupus 3 dark cloud and associated hot young stars
It´s Raining Stars — a video podcast celebrating the Geminid meteor shower
It´s Raining Stars — a video podcast celebrating the Geminid meteor shower
Checking electronics on the ALMA correlator at 5000 metres elevation
Checking electronics on the ALMA correlator at 5000 metres elevation
Cover of Lichtmond 2: Universe of Light Blu Ray release
Cover of Lichtmond 2: Universe of Light Blu Ray release
Group photo of the Conference "Science from Next Generation Imaging Spectroscopic Surveys"
Group photo of the Conference "Science from Next Generation Imaging Spectroscopic Surveys"
Building VISTA, the World’s Largest Survey Telescope (present-day image)
Building VISTA, the World’s Largest Survey Telescope (present-day image)
Bruno Leibundgut and Richard Ellis
Bruno Leibundgut and Richard Ellis
Rolf Kudritzki
Rolf Kudritzki
Eline Tolstoy
Eline Tolstoy
Rolf Kudritzki
Rolf Kudritzki
Bruno Leibundgut
Bruno Leibundgut
Reinhard Genzel
Reinhard Genzel
Reinhard Genzel
Reinhard Genzel
Reinhard Genzel
Reinhard Genzel
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Bob Carswell
Bob Carswell
Pat Roche
Pat Roche
Jacqueline Bergeron
Jacqueline Bergeron
Willy Benz
Willy Benz
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Steve Smartt and Tim de Zeeuw
Steve Smartt and Tim de Zeeuw
Dirk Lorenzen and Johannes Sahlmann
Dirk Lorenzen and Johannes Sahlmann
Steve Smartt
Steve Smartt
Steve Smartt
Steve Smartt
Francois Bouchy
Francois Bouchy
Stephane Udry
Stephane Udry
Pierre Vernazza
Pierre Vernazza
Harry van der Laan
Harry van der Laan
Alvio Renzini
Alvio Renzini
Jason Spyromilio
Jason Spyromilio
Alvio Renzini and Leonardo Testi
Alvio Renzini and Leonardo Testi
Pavel Kroupa
Pavel Kroupa
Guido Garay
Guido Garay
Eline Tolstoy
Eline Tolstoy
Sofia Feltzing
Sofia Feltzing
Leonardo Testi
Leonardo Testi
Ewine van Dishoeck
Ewine van Dishoeck
Leonardo Testi
Leonardo Testi
Artist’s impression of the planet around Alpha Centauri B (Annotated)
Artist’s impression of the planet around Alpha Centauri B (Annotated)
Wide-field view of the sky around the red giant star R Sculptoris
Wide-field view of the sky around the red giant star R Sculptoris
Wide-field view of the sky around the Thor’s Helmet Nebula
Wide-field view of the sky around the Thor’s Helmet Nebula
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Water — A Cosmic Adventure production
Wide-field view of the sky around the Pencil Nebula
Wide-field view of the sky around the Pencil Nebula
Award ceremony at a reception in the House of Commons, UK
Award ceremony at a reception in the House of Commons, UK
Winners of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize
Winners of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize
Laying the foundation stone for the ESO Headquarters Extension
Laying the foundation stone for the ESO Headquarters Extension
Fourth Summit of the Pacific Alliance (official photograph)
Fourth Summit of the Pacific Alliance (official photograph)
VLT Survey Telescope
VLT Survey Telescope
Dome construction for the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Dome construction for the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The ESO 1-metre telescope
The ESO 1-metre telescope
The ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope
The ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope
Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
A Window to the Past — La Silla's transformation through time
A Window to the Past — La Silla's transformation through time
A Window to the Past — La Silla's transformation through time
A Window to the Past — La Silla's transformation through time
The Carina Nebula
The Carina Nebula
ESOcast 40: Nobel Prize for Accelerating Universe Discovery
ESOcast 40: Nobel Prize for Accelerating Universe Discovery
Planets everywhere (artist’s impression)
Planets everywhere (artist’s impression)
A Glimpse into the Past — Then and Now at La Silla Observatory (historical image)
A Glimpse into the Past — Then and Now at La Silla Observatory (historical image)
A Glimpse into the Past — Then and Now at La Silla Observatory (present-day image)
A Glimpse into the Past — Then and Now at La Silla Observatory (present-day image)
Christmas Comet Lovejoy Seen over Santiago
Christmas Comet Lovejoy Seen over Santiago
The ALMA Hotel Residence main hall (artist’s impression)
The ALMA Hotel Residence main hall (artist’s impression)
The ALMA Hotel Residence (artist’s impression)
The ALMA Hotel Residence (artist’s impression)
Band 9 receiver cartridge for ALMA
Band 9 receiver cartridge for ALMA
Band 9 receiver cartridges for ALMA
Band 9 receiver cartridges for ALMA
Sunrise Green Flash
Sunrise Green Flash
A Sea of Clouds
A Sea of Clouds
Nineteen ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau
Nineteen ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau
Stars Trails over the Site Testing Station in South Africa
Stars Trails over the Site Testing Station in South Africa
Stars Trails over Armazones
Stars Trails over Armazones
ALMA's 9th antenna takes its position at the AOS
ALMA's 9th antenna takes its position at the AOS
ALMA's 9th Antenna Arrives at the AOS
ALMA's 9th Antenna Arrives at the AOS
Cerro Armazones, from Sunset to Sunrise
Cerro Armazones, from Sunset to Sunrise
ESO Observatories Route Map
ESO Observatories Route Map
Checking an ALMA Antenna
Checking an ALMA Antenna
Assembling European Antennas
Assembling European Antennas
ESO sites in Chile
ESO sites in Chile
Sunset at ESO's Paranal Observatory
Sunset at ESO's Paranal Observatory
Glimpse into the Life of Two Astronomers
Glimpse into the Life of Two Astronomers
360° night sky over Cerro Armazones
360° night sky over Cerro Armazones
The VISTA telescope
The VISTA telescope
Snow visits the ALMA Site
Snow visits the ALMA Site
Site testing at Cerro Armazones
Site testing at Cerro Armazones
Siderostat at the VLT platform
Siderostat at the VLT platform
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
NTT at La Silla
NTT at La Silla
La Serena Office
La Serena Office
Antofagasta Office
Antofagasta Office
OmegaCAM
OmegaCAM
ALMA Alsacia offices
ALMA Alsacia offices
OWL 06
OWL 06
OWL 05
OWL 05
OWL 03
OWL 03
OWL 04
OWL 04
OWL 02
OWL 02
OWL 01
OWL 01
TIMMI2 gets a new Life
TIMMI2 gets a new Life
Aquarius, a new Infrared CCD
Aquarius, a new Infrared CCD
Infrared/visible comparison of the full VISTA Orion Nebula image
Infrared/visible comparison of the full VISTA Orion Nebula image
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Visible/infrared comparison of the VISTA Flame Nebula image
Visible/infrared comparison of the VISTA Flame Nebula image
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting La Silla Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting La Silla Observatory
Oasis in the Desert: the Residencia
Oasis in the Desert: the Residencia
Transport of VISTA Mirror
Transport of VISTA Mirror
Paranal Residencia
Paranal Residencia
ALMA antennas
ALMA antennas
Active Phasing Experiment (APE) for the ELT
Active Phasing Experiment (APE) for the ELT
The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope — VISTA
The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope — VISTA
ALMA construction work on Chajnantor
ALMA construction work on Chajnantor
ALMA construction work on Chajnantor
ALMA construction work on Chajnantor
Daytime at Paranal
Daytime at Paranal
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting ALMA
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting ALMA
Shadow of the Earth
Shadow of the Earth
VLT Platform
VLT Platform
ALMA antennas and OSF
ALMA antennas and OSF
ALMA antennas
ALMA antennas
SN2008bk: The last moments of a star
SN2008bk: The last moments of a star
South America and ESO Facility Locations
South America and ESO Facility Locations
An aerial view of the Paranal Observatory in Chile
An aerial view of the Paranal Observatory in Chile
ESO Highlights in 2008
ESO Highlights in 2008
Circinus Galaxy before and after SN 1996cr appeared
Circinus Galaxy before and after SN 1996cr appeared
The Cepheid Star RS Pup
The Cepheid Star RS Pup
The HAWK-I Instrument at the VLT
The HAWK-I Instrument at the VLT
HAWK-I at Paranal
HAWK-I at Paranal
The Radial Velocity Method (artist’s impression)
The Radial Velocity Method (artist’s impression)
Working at 5,000 metres
Working at 5,000 metres
Asteroid 2000 PH5
Asteroid 2000 PH5
The Large Magellanic Cloud before and after SN1987A
The Large Magellanic Cloud before and after SN1987A
A Ring Around SN1987A
A Ring Around SN1987A
The Principle of Integral Field Spectroscopy (IFS)
The Principle of Integral Field Spectroscopy (IFS)
NGC 1068 and the Region resolved by VLTI-MIDI
NGC 1068 and the Region resolved by VLTI-MIDI
Sky Field in Ophiuchus
Sky Field in Ophiuchus
Head of Column No. 4 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 4 in Eagle Nebula
Bok Globule B68
Bok Globule B68
Unwrapping a VLT mirror
Unwrapping a VLT mirror
The Dark Cloud B68 at Different Wavelengths
The Dark Cloud B68 at Different Wavelengths
2-D Spectrum of Distant Galaxy with Lyman-alpha Emission
2-D Spectrum of Distant Galaxy with Lyman-alpha Emission
Artistic Impression of NGC 6712 Losing Stars into the Milky Way Halo
Artistic Impression of NGC 6712 Losing Stars into the Milky Way Halo
From the Big Bang to the Present
From the Big Bang to the Present
UVES spectrum of the Sun
UVES spectrum of the Sun
FORS1 at the VLT UT1: First Spectra
FORS1 at the VLT UT1: First Spectra
Open Cluster in NGC 330 in SMC
Open Cluster in NGC 330 in SMC
Southern Milky Way over La Silla
Southern Milky Way over La Silla
Planet (3933) Portugal
Planet (3933) Portugal
Light echo from Supernova 1987A
Light echo from Supernova 1987A
Looking for food
Looking for food
Antennas and animals
Antennas and animals
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
APEX antenna
APEX antenna
TimeLapse Bot at ALMA
TimeLapse Bot at ALMA
Atacama Airglow
Atacama Airglow
Icy Blue, Glistening View of Chajnantor
Icy Blue, Glistening View of Chajnantor
Licancabur
Licancabur
GROND colour bands
GROND colour bands
Paranal in 1991
Paranal in 1991
Street in San Pedro de Atacama
Street in San Pedro de Atacama
Green Shoots in a Desert
Green Shoots in a Desert
First light for the VLT
First light for the VLT
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