Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Bright Comet 1995 Q1
Comet Levy on 14 September 1988
Comet Levy on 14 September 1988
Looking out
Looking out
The VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
The VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
Dark at the Residencia
Dark at the Residencia
Reaching for the stars
Reaching for the stars
Glowing ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
Glowing ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
The Future Began Here
The Future Began Here
The work begins
The work begins
The rich celestial landscape around the aging double star IRAS 08544-4431
The rich celestial landscape around the aging double star IRAS 08544-4431
Pointing to APEX
Pointing to APEX
Snow on Chajnantor
Snow on Chajnantor
Cranes and the cosmos
Cranes and the cosmos
Desert dirt road
Desert dirt road
Resting Their Eyes
Resting Their Eyes
La Silla in Black and White
La Silla in Black and White
Paranal Observatory
Paranal Observatory
Spinning around
Spinning around
Blue Skies Over La Residencia
Blue Skies Over La Residencia
Halo over Paranal
Halo over Paranal
Mirror Maintenance at Paranal
Mirror Maintenance at Paranal
Five ALMA Antennas
Five ALMA Antennas
The Road to the Stars
The Road to the Stars
ESPRESSO in the ESO Cleanroom
ESPRESSO in the ESO Cleanroom
La Residencia's garden
La Residencia's garden
The ALMA Front End
The ALMA Front End
The VLT below the evening sky
The VLT below the evening sky
ALMA below a speckling of stars
ALMA below a speckling of stars
ALMA in formation
ALMA in formation
ALMA in full bloom
ALMA in full bloom
ALMA's frame
ALMA's frame
A pair of antennas
A pair of antennas
The VLT's mountain home
The VLT's mountain home
ESO Supernova groundbreaking ceremony
ESO Supernova groundbreaking ceremony
ESO Supernova basement
ESO Supernova basement
ESO Supernova ground floor
ESO Supernova ground floor
The ESO Supernova first floor
The ESO Supernova first floor
ESO Supernova third floor
ESO Supernova third floor
Longitudinal section of the ESO Supernova
Longitudinal section of the ESO Supernova
ESO Supernova model
ESO Supernova model
Geostationary satellites over Paranal
Geostationary satellites over Paranal
Cerro Armazones seen from the Paranal Platform
Cerro Armazones seen from the Paranal Platform
Paranal Assembly Point
Paranal Assembly Point
High Altitude Office View from ALMA AOS
High Altitude Office View from ALMA AOS
Seeing the Universe in a Whole New Light
Seeing the Universe in a Whole New Light
ESO Ultra HD Expedition team just outside the hotel area at La Silla at night
ESO Ultra HD Expedition team just outside the hotel area at La Silla at night
The ESO Headquarters extension
The ESO Headquarters extension
UVES on UT2-KUEYEN
UVES on UT2-KUEYEN
Inside the VLT
Inside the VLT
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
ALMA Santiago Central Office building
VLT Telescopes
VLT Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
Laser Guide Star Testing
Laser Guide Star Testing
Picture of a Picture
Picture of a Picture
Night Sky at Paranal showing Laser Guide Star
Night Sky at Paranal showing Laser Guide Star
Winner of the Tweet Your Way to the VLT! anniversary competition
Winner of the Tweet Your Way to the VLT! anniversary competition
The primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Transport of the components of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Transport of the components of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
E-ELT mirror segments being tested
E-ELT mirror segments being tested
Loading the mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Loading the mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
La Silla coating plant
La Silla coating plant
Building the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Building the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupé and the Paranal Observatory
BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupé and the Paranal Observatory
The Integration of a European Antenna
The Integration of a European Antenna
The VLTI Empty Tunnel
The VLTI Empty Tunnel
Planet with superstorm (artist's impression)
Planet with superstorm (artist's impression)
The Museum of the Atacama Desert
The Museum of the Atacama Desert
Licancabur and Jurique
Licancabur and Jurique
The AOS Technical Building
The AOS Technical Building
Assembling European antennas
Assembling European antennas
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
The VISTA telescope in its enclosure
The VISTA telescope in its enclosure
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
The Paranal Residencia at Night
The Paranal Residencia at Night
Norma and the Milky Way
Norma and the Milky Way
VISIR on UT3-MELIPAL
VISIR on UT3-MELIPAL
NTT enclosure
NTT enclosure
VISTA enclosure during construction
VISTA enclosure during construction
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
ALMA Transporter
ALMA Transporter
VISIR on UT3-MELIPAL
VISIR on UT3-MELIPAL
VISTA pillar
VISTA pillar
Scorpius in the Sky
Scorpius in the Sky
MIDI
MIDI
VISIR Handling Tool
VISIR Handling Tool
Low atmospheric pressure at Chajnantor
Low atmospheric pressure at Chajnantor
ALMA antenna from Melco at the OSF
ALMA antenna from Melco at the OSF
ESO 1-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre telescope
ALMA Antenna
ALMA Antenna
A Laser Comb for Astronomy
A Laser Comb for Astronomy
Presentation of the ALMA book
Presentation of the ALMA book
A Useful Tool for Schools
A Useful Tool for Schools
The Omega Centauri Globular Cluster and the Area Surveyed
The Omega Centauri Globular Cluster and the Area Surveyed
Auxiliary Telescopes observing
Auxiliary Telescopes observing
Stellar clusters in NGC 4365
Stellar clusters in NGC 4365
Total Eclipse of NN Ser
Total Eclipse of NN Ser
View of Northern Chile
View of Northern Chile
Spiral Galaxy IC 4248
Spiral Galaxy IC 4248
Irish Team Wins SEA & SPACE Super Prize
Irish Team Wins SEA & SPACE Super Prize
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
Portuguese Minister of Science at Paranal
VLT UT1 First Light
VLT UT1 First Light
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
Science Writers' Symposium
NTT SUSI Deep Field
NTT SUSI Deep Field
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hyakutake
Comet Hyakutake
Comet Hyakutake Develops Two Tails
Comet Hyakutake Develops Two Tails
Comet Hyakutake Develops Two Tails
Comet Hyakutake Develops Two Tails
Asymmetries in the Coma of Comet Hyakutake
Asymmetries in the Coma of Comet Hyakutake
Peculiar Coma Shape of Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
Peculiar Coma Shape of Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
First Images of Split Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
First Images of Split Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
Power Spectrum of Eta Bootis
Power Spectrum of Eta Bootis
VLT Unit Telescope (Artist's Impression)
VLT Unit Telescope (Artist's Impression)
Comet Levy on 12 September 1990
Comet Levy on 12 September 1990
An unusual view of Comet Austin
An unusual view of Comet Austin
Comet Austin develops an ion tail
Comet Austin develops an ion tail
The NTT windscreen
The NTT windscreen
Polishing of VLT mirrors: ESO and R.E.O.S.C. sign contract
Polishing of VLT mirrors: ESO and R.E.O.S.C. sign contract
Small field near centre of Omega Centauri (NTT)
Small field near centre of Omega Centauri (NTT)
Architect's view of the new NTT building on La Silla
Architect's view of the new NTT building on La Silla
Reverse Unit Telescope
Reverse Unit Telescope
Silhouette on orange
Silhouette on orange
Anything But Black
Anything But Black
Lunchtime at ALMA
Lunchtime at ALMA
Finding Chart for the Fornax Galaxy Cluster
Finding Chart for the Fornax Galaxy Cluster
An Emerald in the Sky
An Emerald in the Sky
ESO logo mosaic
ESO logo mosaic
Snowy Atacama at sunrise
Snowy Atacama at sunrise
Atacama Panorama
Atacama Panorama
ALMA Transporters
ALMA Transporters
APEX under dark blue skies
APEX under dark blue skies
APEX on snowy Chajnantor
APEX on snowy Chajnantor
Cranes and the cosmos
Cranes and the cosmos
Mighty Metal
Mighty Metal
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Desert Helipad
Desert Helipad
Perching atop the Peaks
Perching atop the Peaks
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
ALMA atop the Chajnantor Plateau
ALMA atop the Chajnantor Plateau
ALMA and the AOS
ALMA and the AOS
A view inside La Residencia
A view inside La Residencia
La Residencia's pool
La Residencia's pool
ESO and ESA Directors General sign cooperation agreement
ESO and ESA Directors General sign cooperation agreement
Sunset at VLT
Sunset at VLT
APEX in shadow
APEX in shadow
Starry sky at Cerro Paranal
Starry sky at Cerro Paranal
Inside UT1 of the VLT
Inside UT1 of the VLT
VIMOS and SPHERE pictured inside UT3
VIMOS and SPHERE pictured inside UT3
The top ring of a VLT Unit Telescope
The top ring of a VLT Unit Telescope
Skylight and telescopes
Skylight and telescopes
The phases of the ALMA antennas
The phases of the ALMA antennas
ALMA at night
ALMA at night
A solitary APEX
A solitary APEX
ALMA transporter in action
ALMA transporter in action
ALMA Transporter
ALMA Transporter
Work in progress
Work in progress
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Drill work on Cerro Armazones
Drill work on Cerro Armazones
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
ALMA in perspective
ALMA in perspective
A worker and a drill
A worker and a drill
End of the line
End of the line
Work on Cerro Armazones
Work on Cerro Armazones
Drilling on Cerro Armazones
Drilling on Cerro Armazones
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Solar eclipse 2015 at ESO HQ
Where the land ends and the sea begins
Where the land ends and the sea begins
ESO Supernova groundbreaking ceremony
ESO Supernova groundbreaking ceremony
Distant view of work on Cerro Armazones
Distant view of work on Cerro Armazones
Work on Cerro Armazones makes good progress
Work on Cerro Armazones makes good progress
Removal of containers
Removal of containers
Members of the teams that won the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Members of the teams that won the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Zodiacal light at Paranal
Zodiacal light at Paranal
ESO Director General during the LEGO E-ELT Model Handover
ESO Director General during the LEGO E-ELT Model Handover
Calm after the storm
Calm after the storm
Set up for a night of shooting during the UHD Expedition
Set up for a night of shooting during the UHD Expedition
Smooth Shooting at La Silla
Smooth Shooting at La Silla
ALMA OSF canteen panorama
ALMA OSF canteen panorama
La Silla at sunrise
La Silla at sunrise
Crux
Crux
Mars & Paranal
Mars & Paranal
Getting Your Wires Crossed
Getting Your Wires Crossed
Inside the VLT
Inside the VLT
ALMA Antennae
ALMA Antennae
Nightime Guide Star
Nightime Guide Star
Laser guided stars
Laser guided stars
Very Large Telescope
Very Large Telescope
Moving ALMA antennas
Moving ALMA antennas
People talking at Paranal's Residencia
People talking at Paranal's Residencia
Cover of The Messenger No. 151
Cover of The Messenger No. 151
Still from Matrix Workshop
Still from Matrix Workshop
The remnant of the supernova SN 1006 seen at many different wavelengths
The remnant of the supernova SN 1006 seen at many different wavelengths
ALMA transporter
ALMA transporter
Inside UT2 at Paranal
Inside UT2 at Paranal
ALMA assembled cryostat
ALMA assembled cryostat
ALMA antennas at night
ALMA antennas at night
ALMA antenna on display
ALMA antenna on display
Milky Way
Milky Way
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Mirror
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Mirror
The Pelicano Camp
The Pelicano Camp
E-ELT mirror segments being tested
E-ELT mirror segments being tested
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Icy road
Icy road
Excerpts from VLT image of the Carina Nebula in infrared light
Excerpts from VLT image of the Carina Nebula in infrared light
A collage of images from NACO on the ESO Very Large Telescope
A collage of images from NACO on the ESO Very Large Telescope
The Prince and Princess of Asturias during their visit to ESO's Paranal Observatory
The Prince and Princess of Asturias during their visit to ESO's Paranal Observatory
Artist's impression of the development of the Solar System
Artist's impression of the development of the Solar System
Prof. Adriaan Blaauw
Prof. Adriaan Blaauw
Prof. Blaauw at ESO Headquarters
Prof. Blaauw at ESO Headquarters
9 Antennas and 6 Vicuñas at ALMA AOS
9 Antennas and 6 Vicuñas at ALMA AOS
A Wide-field view of the sky around the young star T Cha
A Wide-field view of the sky around the young star T Cha
A European ALMA antenna takes a ride on a transporter
A European ALMA antenna takes a ride on a transporter
A European ALMA antenna takes a ride on a transporter
A European ALMA antenna takes a ride on a transporter
The New ALMA Santiago Central Office
The New ALMA Santiago Central Office
Screenshot from ESOcast 22
Screenshot from ESOcast 22
Oasis in the Desert
Oasis in the Desert
Residencia
Residencia
Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Front of the Paranal Residencia
Front of the Paranal Residencia
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Cerro Armazones from above
Cerro Armazones from above
Cerro Armazones from above
Cerro Armazones from above
The Sculptor dwarf galaxy
The Sculptor dwarf galaxy
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
The VISTA telescope enclosure under construction
The VISTA telescope enclosure under construction
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