Star Trails Over La Residencia
Star Trails Over La Residencia
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT)
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT)
Mighty Maintenance
Mighty Maintenance
Carina Nebula over the Chajnantor plateau
Carina Nebula over the Chajnantor plateau
Chajnantor plateau at daybreak
Chajnantor plateau at daybreak
The VLT Auxiliary Telescopes on their mountain perch
The VLT Auxiliary Telescopes on their mountain perch
VLTI Delay Lines
VLTI Delay Lines
Explosion and dust on Armazones
Explosion and dust on Armazones
ESO's Santiago Central Office building at night
ESO's Santiago Central Office building at night
ESO Vitacura pastimes
ESO Vitacura pastimes
AT1 meets the Milky Way
AT1 meets the Milky Way
Galaxies die from the inside out
Galaxies die from the inside out
VLT 4LGSF OTA L2 lens measurement on NANOMEFOS
VLT 4LGSF OTA L2 lens measurement on NANOMEFOS
Moonrise over Cerro Armazones
Moonrise over Cerro Armazones
APEX and the Clouds
APEX and the Clouds
Simulation of large scale structure
Simulation of large scale structure
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
A laser in the sky
TimeLapse Bot at ALMA
TimeLapse Bot at ALMA
Otto in action
Otto in action
Babak Tafreshi at Cerro Armazones
Babak Tafreshi at Cerro Armazones
ESO Photo Ambassadors in UT3 control room
ESO Photo Ambassadors in UT3 control room
Residencia
Residencia
Forefront of science
Forefront of science
Startrails and lasers
Startrails and lasers
Laser Guide Star
Laser Guide Star
Atacama Desert in bloom
Atacama Desert in bloom
VLT 4LGSF OTA aspherical L2 lens
VLT 4LGSF OTA aspherical L2 lens
View from Paranal
View from Paranal
The E-ELT M4 Mirror Support
The E-ELT M4 Mirror Support
The Satellite Building at Vitacura in 1969
The Satellite Building at Vitacura in 1969
The Rho Ophiuchi star formation region, where hydrogen peroxide has been detected in space (annotated)
The Rho Ophiuchi star formation region, where hydrogen peroxide has been detected in space (annotated)
X-shooter
X-shooter
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
The Sky in our Hands — an educational activity
The Sky in our Hands — an educational activity
The central hall at the Paranal Residencia
The central hall at the Paranal Residencia
Close up of the VISTA telescope
Close up of the VISTA telescope
A look at VISTA´s powerful eye
A look at VISTA´s powerful eye
A 7-metre antenna for ALMA
A 7-metre antenna for ALMA
VLT Auxiliary Telescope at Paranal
VLT Auxiliary Telescope at Paranal
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Paranal Observatory
Paranal Observatory
View from the NTT
View from the NTT
Paranal from on High
Paranal from on High
Starting up UT3
Starting up UT3
Flowers in the desert
Flowers in the desert
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
E-ELT mirrors
E-ELT mirrors
REM telescope on La Silla
REM telescope on La Silla
La Silla TAROT telescope
La Silla TAROT telescope
ESO 1.52-metre telescope
ESO 1.52-metre telescope
Around the star cluster Terzan 5
Around the star cluster Terzan 5
Accretion Discs Show Their True Colours
Accretion Discs Show Their True Colours
A Thick Belt around a Massive star in another Galaxy
A Thick Belt around a Massive star in another Galaxy
REM and TORTORA
REM and TORTORA
The HAWK-I Instrument at the VLT
The HAWK-I Instrument at the VLT
The Globular Cluster 47 Tuc
The Globular Cluster 47 Tuc
The Motions of ~14.000 Observed Stars During the Past 250 Million Years
The Motions of ~14.000 Observed Stars During the Past 250 Million Years
ISAAC images of Abell 1835
ISAAC images of Abell 1835
Observing the Venus Transit at Tahiti in 1769 (oil painting)
Observing the Venus Transit at Tahiti in 1769 (oil painting)
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
The Paranal Residencia
Image of a MACHO
Image of a MACHO
View of the SIMBA instrument
View of the SIMBA instrument
Web-like Structures in the Young Universe
Web-like Structures in the Young Universe
A Group of Objects at Redshift 3.04
A Group of Objects at Redshift 3.04
A close-up of a test siderostat
A close-up of a test siderostat
VLT primary mirror
VLT primary mirror
Interacting Galaxies NGC 5090
Interacting Galaxies NGC 5090
SPHERE observations of the planet HD 131399Ab
SPHERE observations of the planet HD 131399Ab
Artist’s impression of planet in the HD 131399 system
Artist’s impression of planet in the HD 131399 system
Artist’s impression of planet in the HD 131399 system
Artist’s impression of planet in the HD 131399 system
360-degree panorama of the ESO Headquarters
360-degree panorama of the ESO Headquarters
ALMA and the Milky Way
ALMA and the Milky Way
The family at Paranal
The family at Paranal
A view of the Zodiac
A view of the Zodiac
Panoramic Paranal perspective
Panoramic Paranal perspective
All across la Silla
All across la Silla
Green flashes at sunset over Paranal
Green flashes at sunset over Paranal
All around La Silla
All around La Silla
Testing the E-ELT Laser Guide Star
Testing the E-ELT Laser Guide Star
Panoramic Paranal perspective
Panoramic Paranal perspective
ESO Vitacura office entrance
ESO Vitacura office entrance
A Sanctuary in the Desert
A Sanctuary in the Desert
Awakening for Observations
Awakening for Observations
Peeking Inside a UT
Peeking Inside a UT
The VLT and La Residencia
The VLT and La Residencia
Paranal and the Pacific at Sunset
Paranal and the Pacific at Sunset
Looking down from Paranal at sunset
Looking down from Paranal at sunset
Sunset skyscape above Chajnantor
Sunset skyscape above Chajnantor
GRAVITY: A powerful new probe of black holes
GRAVITY: A powerful new probe of black holes
GRAVITY: A powerful new probe of black holes
GRAVITY: A powerful new probe of black holes
Milky Way above VLT
Milky Way above VLT
HARMONI
HARMONI
ESO Vitacura main entrance in the evening
ESO Vitacura main entrance in the evening
ESO Vitacura garden at night
ESO Vitacura garden at night
ESO Vitacura garden at night
ESO Vitacura garden at night
A tangled MUSE
A tangled MUSE
ALMA at home
ALMA at home
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
Good night, sleep tight
Good night, sleep tight
ALMA/Hubble composite image of the region around the young star HL Tauri
ALMA/Hubble composite image of the region around the young star HL Tauri
Frozen plants
Frozen plants
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl (annotated)
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl (annotated)
Surface map of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations
Surface map of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations
Stars, Camera, Action!
Stars, Camera, Action!
Guesthouse Gardens
Guesthouse Gardens
aem-lifter-short-pano
aem-lifter-short-pano
La Silla radio antenna
La Silla radio antenna
VLT Coude Focus
VLT Coude Focus
The Chilean Foreign Minister, Alfredo Moreno, with Massimo Tarenghi
The Chilean Foreign Minister, Alfredo Moreno, with Massimo Tarenghi
Cerro Tolonchar
Cerro Tolonchar
ALMA and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds
ALMA and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds
Correcting atmospheric turbulence
Correcting atmospheric turbulence
Leonardo Testi
Leonardo Testi
VLT 4LGSF OTA Field Selector Mechanism
VLT 4LGSF OTA Field Selector Mechanism
Aerial View of the La Silla Observatory
Aerial View of the La Silla Observatory
Digitized Sky Survey Image of Eta Carinae Nebula
Digitized Sky Survey Image of Eta Carinae Nebula
The habitable zone around some stars with planets
The habitable zone around some stars with planets
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
The VLT’s Auxiliary Telescopes
The VLT’s Auxiliary Telescopes
APEX at Night
APEX at Night
The formation of the first, fast-spinning stars
The formation of the first, fast-spinning stars
Sunrise at Paranal Observatory
Sunrise at Paranal Observatory
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
A look into VISTA´s powerful eye
A look into VISTA´s powerful eye
APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, on Chajnantor
APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, on Chajnantor
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
The life of Sun-like stars
The life of Sun-like stars
Paranal before the VLT (1991)
Paranal before the VLT (1991)
Paranal: aerial view, 1999
Paranal: aerial view, 1999
VLT Yepun and Melipal at Cerro Paranal
VLT Yepun and Melipal at Cerro Paranal
Multi-Conjugated Adaptive Optics Demonstrator (MAD)
Multi-Conjugated Adaptive Optics Demonstrator (MAD)
Two Auxiliary Telescopes and one Unit Telescope
Two Auxiliary Telescopes and one Unit Telescope
The Orion Nebula Spied by Hawk-I
The Orion Nebula Spied by Hawk-I
Cosmic Butterfly
Cosmic Butterfly
Paranal summit ready for the VLT - 1994
Paranal summit ready for the VLT - 1994
UVES during its assembly
UVES during its assembly
Flowers in the desert
Flowers in the desert
VST telescope structure
VST telescope structure
The MCAO Concept
The MCAO Concept
Optical and IR images of the Type II Quasar CXOCDFS J033229.9 -275106
Optical and IR images of the Type II Quasar CXOCDFS J033229.9 -275106
Unwrapping a VLT secondary mirror
Unwrapping a VLT secondary mirror
The VLT Interferometer
The VLT Interferometer
Spiral Galaxy NGC 4945
Spiral Galaxy NGC 4945
Winter Afternoon in Garching
Winter Afternoon in Garching
Australia to Build Fibre Positioner for the Very Large Telescope
Australia to Build Fibre Positioner for the Very Large Telescope
The VLT Sharpens its View
The VLT Sharpens its View
High Luminosity Quasar J03.13
High Luminosity Quasar J03.13
Large and small over Paranal
Large and small over Paranal
Startrail sky over the VLT
Startrail sky over the VLT
The VLT family
The VLT family
Galactic neighbours
Galactic neighbours
Domes wide open
Domes wide open
A remarkable waiting room
A remarkable waiting room
A rare hotel
A rare hotel
Arc of the Milky Way
Arc of the Milky Way
A sky full of wonders
A sky full of wonders
SPHERE observations of the planet HD 131399Ab
SPHERE observations of the planet HD 131399Ab
A cosmic backdrop
A cosmic backdrop
AEM Consortium’s facility
AEM Consortium’s facility
Panorama view of the Atacama Desert
Panorama view of the Atacama Desert
Panoramic view of Paranal
Panoramic view of Paranal
The Sun sets over Antu
The Sun sets over Antu
Relax at la Residencia
Relax at la Residencia
Glimpse of a rare glow
Glimpse of a rare glow
Little planet panorama of ESO Headquarters
Little planet panorama of ESO Headquarters
Auxiliary silhouettes
Auxiliary silhouettes
Bird's-eye view of the E-ELT
Bird's-eye view of the E-ELT
The cover of Science in School Issue 35
The cover of Science in School Issue 35
The sky around the star formation region RCW 106 (wide-field  view)
The sky around the star formation region RCW 106 (wide-field view)
Composite of X-ray and visible light views of a distant cluster of galaxies
Composite of X-ray and visible light views of a distant cluster of galaxies
Southern star trails above La Silla
Southern star trails above La Silla
Southern star trails above La Silla
Southern star trails above La Silla
Archway over La Silla
Archway over La Silla
ALMA beneath the stars
ALMA beneath the stars
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
La Silla from the sky
La Silla from the sky
A haven from the heat
A haven from the heat
Astronomical Observatory of the Aosta Valley
Astronomical Observatory of the Aosta Valley
Fish-eye perspective inside a UT
Fish-eye perspective inside a UT
Fly on the wall of the VST
Fly on the wall of the VST
Under the VST Dome
Under the VST Dome
Fish-eye perspective inside a UT
Fish-eye perspective inside a UT
Star Trails Over Paranal
Star Trails Over Paranal
Swirling Stars
Swirling Stars
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
APEX at Dawn
APEX at Dawn
SEST atop La Silla
SEST atop La Silla
Location of VFTS 352 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Location of VFTS 352 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
AT Integration Hall
AT Integration Hall
ESO's Paranal Residencia
ESO's Paranal Residencia
Under Residencia's Dome
Under Residencia's Dome
ESO and ESA Director Generals visit Paranal Observatory
ESO and ESA Director Generals visit Paranal Observatory
Wide-field view of the sky around the bright star cluster IC 4651
Wide-field view of the sky around the bright star cluster IC 4651
Early morning at ALMA
Early morning at ALMA
ALMA at twilight
ALMA at twilight
Stairway to the stars
Stairway to the stars
ESO Vitacura garden
ESO Vitacura garden
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
ALMA Operations Site panorama
ALMA Operations Site panorama
Flattening Armazones
Flattening Armazones
ALMA prepares
ALMA prepares
Snow at Armazones
Snow at Armazones
ALMA's secluded spot
ALMA's secluded spot
VLT and a speckling of stars
VLT and a speckling of stars
Inside the VLT
Inside the VLT
Spooky ALMA
Spooky ALMA
Inside the dormant telescope's lair
Inside the dormant telescope's lair
The Moon and the stars
The Moon and the stars
A sunny day at Paranal
A sunny day at Paranal
Muse the Medusa
Muse the Medusa
A visitor to the VLT
A visitor to the VLT
A colourful backdrop
A colourful backdrop
Access only
Access only
Within the enclosure
Within the enclosure
VLT Panorama
VLT Panorama
Panorama of the Atacama from Paranal
Panorama of the Atacama from Paranal
Cerro Armazones from Paranal
Cerro Armazones from Paranal
ALMA and ice
ALMA and ice
VLT at twilight
VLT at twilight
ALMA Residencia: Main Façade, Main Building
ALMA Residencia: Main Façade, Main Building
Interior View of Dining Room, 2nd floor of Main Building
Interior View of Dining Room, 2nd floor of Main Building
ALMA Residencia: General View of the Array of Buildings
ALMA Residencia: General View of the Array of Buildings
ALMA Residencia: Interior View Access Hall & Lounge, 1st Floor Main Building
ALMA Residencia: Interior View Access Hall & Lounge, 1st Floor Main Building
ALMA Residencia: Interior Yard View, between Dormitory Buildings
ALMA Residencia: Interior Yard View, between Dormitory Buildings
Work on Cerro Armazones makes good progress
Work on Cerro Armazones makes good progress
Zodiacal light at Paranal
Zodiacal light at Paranal
The Residencia
The Residencia
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
OSF and the blue sky
OSF and the blue sky
The OSF Horizon
The OSF Horizon
The new Assembly Hall
The new Assembly Hall
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