MELIPAL "Very First Light"
MELIPAL "Very First Light"
Observations of Comet Hale-Bopp from La Silla
Observations of Comet Hale-Bopp from La Silla
The Biggest Star in the Sky
The Biggest Star in the Sky
Pulsar in the Crab Nebula
Pulsar in the Crab Nebula
Image of comet "P/West-Hartley (1989k)"
Image of comet "P/West-Hartley (1989k)"
Artist’s impression of the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 from the surface of one of its planets
Artist’s impression of the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 from the surface of one of its planets
Archway over Paranal
Archway over Paranal
Archway over La Silla
Archway over La Silla
World of the VLT
World of the VLT
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
Moonrise behind Yepun
Moonrise behind Yepun
Paranal vistas
Paranal vistas
The Paranal Residencia Canteen
The Paranal Residencia Canteen
Downtime in the Desert
Downtime in the Desert
A Different Type of Dome at Paranal
A Different Type of Dome at Paranal
Oasis inside the Paranal Residencia
Oasis inside the Paranal Residencia
360 Degrees of ALMA
360 Degrees of ALMA
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
ALMA Antennas
ALMA Antennas
Desert sunrise
Desert sunrise
Zoom
Zoom
ALMA in motion
ALMA in motion
Artist’s impression of ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre
Artist’s impression of ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre
Artist’s impression of ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre
Artist’s impression of ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre
ESO Supernova Panorama
ESO Supernova Panorama
Season’s Greetings from the European Southern Observatory!
Season’s Greetings from the European Southern Observatory!
Artist’s impression of mysterious alignment of quasar rotation axes
Artist’s impression of mysterious alignment of quasar rotation axes
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
Sexy silhouette
Sexy silhouette
Time-lapse bot at Paranal
Time-lapse bot at Paranal
ALMA Transporter On the Road
ALMA Transporter On the Road
Welcome to ESO's Premises in Santiago
Welcome to ESO's Premises in Santiago
IT support offices at Paranal
IT support offices at Paranal
Inside of the VST enclosure
Inside of the VST enclosure
Residencia garden
Residencia garden
Laser guided stars and the Milky Way
Laser guided stars and the Milky Way
Busy skies
Busy skies
Lunar Eclipse at Paranal
Lunar Eclipse at Paranal
Recoating team of the VLT
Recoating team of the VLT
Constellation Crux
Constellation Crux
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
Delivery of water at Paranal
Delivery of water at Paranal
Dorms
Dorms
The Atacama Desert in bloom
The Atacama Desert in bloom
Vicuñas at ALMA
Vicuñas at ALMA
Main structure of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Main structure of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Paranal from the Air
Paranal from the Air
Part of a European ALMA antenna
Part of a European ALMA antenna
An ALMA transporter ready for pick up
An ALMA transporter ready for pick up
Antennae Galaxies, side-by-side comparison of ALMA and VLT observations
Antennae Galaxies, side-by-side comparison of ALMA and VLT observations
13 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
13 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
Wide Field Imager view of the star formation region NGC 3582
Wide Field Imager view of the star formation region NGC 3582
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3582
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3582
One of the first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
One of the first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
Twilight at Paranal
Twilight at Paranal
Paranal Observatory just before sunrise
Paranal Observatory just before sunrise
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 4666
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 4666
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Cerro Armazones at night
Cerro Armazones at night
Triton (artist's impression)
Triton (artist's impression)
ALMA antenna at OSF
ALMA antenna at OSF
ALMA antenna at OSF, in front of Transporter Shelter and Licancabur volcano
ALMA antenna at OSF, in front of Transporter Shelter and Licancabur volcano
The region around SMM J2135-0102 and the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217
The region around SMM J2135-0102 and the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Transporting an Auxiliary Telescope
Transporting an Auxiliary Telescope
ALMA Sunset
ALMA Sunset
ISAAC
ISAAC
UT1-ANTU Startup
UT1-ANTU Startup
ANTU Startup
ANTU Startup
ESO 1-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre telescope
Control Building Computer Room
Control Building Computer Room
ALMA Transporter Loading
ALMA Transporter Loading
ISAAC
ISAAC
FINITO
FINITO
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
The galaxy ESO 137-10 peeks through a rich curtain of stars
The galaxy ESO 137-10 peeks through a rich curtain of stars
ESO - Finland Signing Ceremony
ESO - Finland Signing Ceremony
UT2-Kueyen control hut
UT2-Kueyen control hut
Galactic Triple Play
Galactic Triple Play
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
CRIRES
CRIRES
AMBER
AMBER
Crane Operator, MMB
Crane Operator, MMB
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Around the nova V445 Puppis annotated
Around the nova V445 Puppis annotated
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Measuring motions in three distant galaxies
Measuring motions in three distant galaxies
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
The ALMA Antenna Transporter (Rear View)
The ALMA Antenna Transporter (Rear View)
Czech Republic to Become Member of ESO
Czech Republic to Become Member of ESO
Statement of support
Statement of support
Magna Carta for Researchers II
Magna Carta for Researchers II
Ten Years ESO-Chile Agreement Ceremony
Ten Years ESO-Chile Agreement Ceremony
Spain-ESO Agreement Signature
Spain-ESO Agreement Signature
Signature Event in Madrid
Signature Event in Madrid
ALMA Transporter Contract Signature
ALMA Transporter Contract Signature
The motion of a star around the central black hole in the milky way
The motion of a star around the central black hole in the milky way
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Location of the Lunar field imaged by NACO
Location of the Lunar field imaged by NACO
Rectified view of Cameron/Taruntius field
Rectified view of Cameron/Taruntius field
First VIMOS Spectra (In Detail)
First VIMOS Spectra (In Detail)
An illustration of how the IFUs function
An illustration of how the IFUs function
Head of Column No. 2 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 2 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 1 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 1 in Eagle Nebula
The Becklin-Neugebauer Object
The Becklin-Neugebauer Object
Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603
Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603
Area Near Centre of NGC 3603
Area Near Centre of NGC 3603
TIMMI2
TIMMI2
The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001.
The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001.
Orion Nebula detail
Orion Nebula detail
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S1
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S1
Break-up of Comet Linear
Break-up of Comet Linear
New Jupiter Moon
New Jupiter Moon
New Jupiter Moon S/1999 J1
New Jupiter Moon S/1999 J1
Orbits of Eight New Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs
Orbits of Eight New Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs
Edge-on Galaxy with Dust Lane
Edge-on Galaxy with Dust Lane
Four Lasers Over Paranal
Four Lasers Over Paranal
Yepun's laser guide star under the Milky Way
Yepun's laser guide star under the Milky Way
A stop to enjoy the Chilean sky
A stop to enjoy the Chilean sky
E-ELT internal structure
E-ELT internal structure
E-ELT external structure
E-ELT external structure
Views above La Silla
Views above La Silla
ALMA beneath the stars
ALMA beneath the stars
VLT Survey Telescope
VLT Survey Telescope
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
APEX and snowy Chajnantor
APEX at night
APEX at night
ALMA on snowy Chajnantor
ALMA on snowy Chajnantor
APEX on snowy Chajnantor
APEX on snowy Chajnantor
Towering telescopes
Towering telescopes
Twilight Unit Telescope
Twilight Unit Telescope
SEST and Andromeda
SEST and Andromeda
Fantastical Mr Fox
Fantastical Mr Fox
Inside a UT
Inside a UT
VLT at Sunset
VLT at Sunset
A Precipitous Panorama
A Precipitous Panorama
Sunset over the Atacama
Sunset over the Atacama
Inside La Residencia
Inside La Residencia
Moon over the road to ALMA
Moon over the road to ALMA
ESO and ESA Directors General sign cooperation agreement
ESO and ESA Directors General sign cooperation agreement
The sky around the location of Nova Centauri 2013
The sky around the location of Nova Centauri 2013
A family of four
A family of four
Hubble image of the region around SDP.81
Hubble image of the region around SDP.81
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy (no annotations)
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy (no annotations)
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
Midsummer Night Brings Sprites — Rare phenomenon caught on camera at La Silla
Midsummer Night Brings Sprites — Rare phenomenon caught on camera at La Silla
ESO offices in Vitacura
ESO offices in Vitacura
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
Star trails reflected in SEST
Star trails reflected in SEST
La Silla Ridge (annotated)
La Silla Ridge (annotated)
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
Lights at the OSF
Lights at the OSF
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
ALMA observations of Pluto and Charon
ALMA observations of Pluto and Charon
Google Street View at ALMA AOS
Google Street View at ALMA AOS
The SPHERE instrument attached to the VLT
The SPHERE instrument attached to the VLT
APEX Mosaic
APEX Mosaic
Antenna in Transit
Antenna in Transit
ALMA Transforming our Understanding of the Cold Universe
ALMA Transforming our Understanding of the Cold Universe
ALMA: Peering into the Cool Depths of the Universe
ALMA: Peering into the Cool Depths of the Universe
ALMA Revealing the Profound Mysteries of the Universe
ALMA Revealing the Profound Mysteries of the Universe
High and Dry on the Chajnantor Plateau
High and Dry on the Chajnantor Plateau
Fiery scene at ALMA
Fiery scene at ALMA
Exploring the Cool Universe
Exploring the Cool Universe
Cloudy Domes
Cloudy Domes
Closing in on ALMA
Closing in on ALMA
Wide-field view of the sky around the nearby brown dwarf pair Luhman 16AB
Wide-field view of the sky around the nearby brown dwarf pair Luhman 16AB
Standing Upon a Mountaintop
Standing Upon a Mountaintop
AEM Consortium’s facility
AEM Consortium’s facility
ESO’s Very Large Telescope array
ESO’s Very Large Telescope array
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the interior of the Very Large Telescope
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the interior of the Very Large Telescope
Atacama Clouds
Atacama Clouds
Atacama Shadows
Atacama Shadows
The VLT's Laser Guide Star and star trails
The VLT's Laser Guide Star and star trails
PRIMA, an instrument for the VLTI
PRIMA, an instrument for the VLTI
Mirror of VISTA
Mirror of VISTA
Panorama of the gardens in La Residencia
Panorama of the gardens in La Residencia
Cooling plant Panorama
Cooling plant Panorama
Licancabur panorama
Licancabur panorama
Stones
Stones
In a spin
In a spin
On top of the world
On top of the world
Legends and mountaintops
Legends and mountaintops
ATs open and ready
ATs open and ready
Sun and sand
Sun and sand
Cutting-edge engineering
Cutting-edge engineering
Laser Guide Star Testing
Laser Guide Star Testing
José Bravo and UT4
José Bravo and UT4
ALMA and Milky Way
ALMA and Milky Way
ALMA antenna assembly
ALMA antenna assembly
Panoramic view of VLT
Panoramic view of VLT
A view with VISTA
A view with VISTA
Sunset at Valle de la Luna
Sunset at Valle de la Luna
Group shot of engineers and maintenance staff
Group shot of engineers and maintenance staff
Desolate
Desolate
Chajnantor Plateau
Chajnantor Plateau
VLT Auxiliary Telescope 3
VLT Auxiliary Telescope 3
The Atacama Desert in bloom
The Atacama Desert in bloom
Roof-topping of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope.
Roof-topping of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope.
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope parts arriving to Chile
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope parts arriving to Chile
The Vitacura building
The Vitacura building
Building the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Building the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Aerial View of La Silla
Aerial View of La Silla
ALMA transporter and antenna at the base camp
ALMA transporter and antenna at the base camp
Thijs de Graauw, recipient of the Joseph Weber Award
Thijs de Graauw, recipient of the Joseph Weber Award
Stars Trails over Armazones
Stars Trails over Armazones
The Schmidt Telescope
The Schmidt Telescope
Antenna Integration Facilities at ALMA OSF
Antenna Integration Facilities at ALMA OSF
Antenna Integration Facilities at ALMA OSF
Antenna Integration Facilities at ALMA OSF
ALMA antennas at the AOS
ALMA antennas at the AOS
Flying above the ALMA AOS
Flying above the ALMA AOS
Sweden starts committing to the E-ELT
Sweden starts committing to the E-ELT
On Cerro Armazones
On Cerro Armazones
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
Transplanting Giant Cacti
Transplanting Giant Cacti
Transplanting Giant Cacti
Transplanting Giant Cacti
VISTA’s infrared view of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8)
VISTA’s infrared view of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8)
Infrared/visible light comparison of views of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8)
Infrared/visible light comparison of views of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8)
The Dome of the Paranal Residencia
The Dome of the Paranal Residencia
The first two Auxiliary Telescopes at the VLT Platform
The first two Auxiliary Telescopes at the VLT Platform
Paranal garden and swimming pool
Paranal garden and swimming pool
The ALMA OSF
The ALMA OSF
The integration of the first European antenna
The integration of the first European antenna
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Armazones / Chile
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Armazones / Chile
Around NGC 346
Around NGC 346
Star formation in the constellation of Carina
Star formation in the constellation of Carina
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
VISTA’s giant infrared camera
VISTA’s giant infrared camera
View from the VISTA enclosure
View from the VISTA enclosure
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
VLTI Tunnel and M16
VLTI Tunnel and M16
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting La Silla
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting La Silla
La Silla Control Building
La Silla Control Building
VLTI Tunnel and M16
VLTI Tunnel and M16
UT2-Kueyen inspection
UT2-Kueyen inspection
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