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
The Milky Way
The Milky Way
ESO helps school to get a bus
ESO helps school to get a bus
The Gum Nebula in the Milky Way
The Gum Nebula in the Milky Way
AT1
AT1
The Innermost Region of the Active Galaxy NGC 1068
The Innermost Region of the Active Galaxy NGC 1068
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope with Wide Field Imager
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope with Wide Field Imager
Paranal VST Hexapod
Paranal VST Hexapod
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
MIDI
MIDI
Paranal power station
Paranal power station
UV preparation of a CCD detector
UV preparation of a CCD detector
The first journey of an ALMA antenna to the plateau of Chajnantor
The first journey of an ALMA antenna to the plateau of Chajnantor
The Hubble Space Telescope Flies Over South America
The Hubble Space Telescope Flies Over South America
AO Strehl Maps
AO Strehl Maps
The OSF Building
The OSF Building
Comet McNaught over the Pacific
Comet McNaught over the Pacific
Faint Red Galaxy in the UKIDSS Ultra-Deep Survey
Faint Red Galaxy in the UKIDSS Ultra-Deep Survey
 SN 2006X in Messier 100
SN 2006X in Messier 100
New Population of Distant Galaxies
New Population of Distant Galaxies
ULTRACAM mounted on Melipal
ULTRACAM mounted on Melipal
Evening at Paranal with AT1 and AT2
Evening at Paranal with AT1 and AT2
Cluster of Galaxies RXCJ1131.9-1955
Cluster of Galaxies RXCJ1131.9-1955
K-band Image of the Galactic Centre
K-band Image of the Galactic Centre
Invitation for VO first light
Invitation for VO first light
The centre of the Milky Way
The centre of the Milky Way
Infant Solar System in Ophiuchus
Infant Solar System in Ophiuchus
The VIMOS Instrument
The VIMOS Instrument
The GIRAFFE Spectrograph
The GIRAFFE Spectrograph
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Jupiter and Io
Tvashtor Hotspot on Io
Tvashtor Hotspot on Io
Jupiter's Auroral Ring and Polar Haze
Jupiter's Auroral Ring and Polar Haze
Three Nuclei of Comet LINEAR
Three Nuclei of Comet LINEAR
The Break-up of Comet LINEAR
The Break-up of Comet LINEAR
A test siderostat  in place for observations.
A test siderostat in place for observations.
Delay line carriage in the VLTI tunnel
Delay line carriage in the VLTI tunnel
The VINCI instrument in the Interferometric Laboratory
The VINCI instrument in the Interferometric Laboratory
The globular cluster NGC 6752
The globular cluster NGC 6752
View from Paranal
View from Paranal
Tuning the YEPUN Optical System
Tuning the YEPUN Optical System
"First Light": Mission Accomplished
"First Light": Mission Accomplished
MELIPAL "First Light"
MELIPAL "First Light"
ESO Team
ESO Team
Detail of N119 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Detail of N119 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
ESO VLT Wins US Technology Prize
ESO VLT Wins US Technology Prize
ESO VLT Wins US Technology Prize
ESO VLT Wins US Technology Prize
The Paranal Site
The Paranal Site
The Bavarian Prime Minister Inspects the Telescope
The Bavarian Prime Minister Inspects the Telescope
The Bavarian Prime Minister and Mrs. Karin Stoiber
The Bavarian Prime Minister and Mrs. Karin Stoiber
Bavarian Prime Minister at La Silla
Bavarian Prime Minister at La Silla
Gas and Dust in Comet Hale Bopp
Gas and Dust in Comet Hale Bopp
Gas and Dust in Comet Hale Bopp
Gas and Dust in Comet Hale Bopp
Seven Jets in Comet Hale-Bopp
Seven Jets in Comet Hale-Bopp
Artist's Impression of the VLT Observatory at Paranal
Artist's Impression of the VLT Observatory at Paranal
A Spectrum of Comet Hale-Bopp
A Spectrum of Comet Hale-Bopp
An "International" Comet Hale-Bopp Image
An "International" Comet Hale-Bopp Image
Paranal bow — extended
Paranal bow — extended
Paranal bow — fisheye
Paranal bow — fisheye
Exposed cryostat
Exposed cryostat
Sky fade
Sky fade
AOS panorama
AOS panorama
Residencia pool at night
Residencia pool at night
Auxiliary scale
Auxiliary scale
That much closer
That much closer
Lit by the galaxy
Lit by the galaxy
Diagonal galactic streak
Diagonal galactic streak
Battle of lights
Battle of lights
High up in Chile
High up in Chile
Mountains of ALMA
Mountains of ALMA
Dwarfed by mountains
Dwarfed by mountains
In formation
In formation
Burnt orange ALMA
Burnt orange ALMA
ALMA gegenschein
ALMA gegenschein
In the pink
In the pink
Installing the VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
Installing the VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
Auxiliary ready for the skies
Auxiliary ready for the skies
Feeling green
Feeling green
ALMA's snowy mountains
ALMA's snowy mountains
Martian Atacama
Martian Atacama
Shining NTT
Shining NTT
Closed-up Auxiliary
Closed-up Auxiliary
The spread of ALMA
The spread of ALMA
Unit Telescope ready to observe
Unit Telescope ready to observe
Moonrise at ALMA
Moonrise at ALMA
Engineering ALMA in the snow
Engineering ALMA in the snow
Alpha Centauri through the VLT
Alpha Centauri through the VLT
Milky Way lighting the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Milky Way lighting the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Magellanic Cloud over Paranal
Magellanic Cloud over Paranal
Residencia airglow
Residencia airglow
ESO Director General at the VLT
ESO Director General at the VLT
The three fates of the Universe
The three fates of the Universe
Auxiliary observing at Paranal
Auxiliary observing at Paranal
Cutting-edge science, dusty wasteland
Cutting-edge science, dusty wasteland
Caught up in the clouds
Caught up in the clouds
A herd of antennae
A herd of antennae
Lighten up
Lighten up
A few extra stars
A few extra stars
Quite a dish
Quite a dish
Guide star lasers at sunset
Guide star lasers at sunset
Green light at ALMA
Green light at ALMA
Seeing green at ALMA
Seeing green at ALMA
ALMA in the green
ALMA in the green
A wormhole through time and space
A wormhole through time and space
The long road to ALMA
The long road to ALMA
Panoramic view of ALMA site
Panoramic view of ALMA site
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy
Halo on Mercury's transit day
Halo on Mercury's transit day
art&science@ESO Residency Award winners Quadrature make a visit
art&science@ESO Residency Award winners Quadrature make a visit
Practise what you teach
Practise what you teach
Harald Lesch talks about natural laws
Harald Lesch talks about natural laws
Touring the sites at ESO
Touring the sites at ESO
Wolfgang Vieser on Kepler at the cutting edge
Wolfgang Vieser on Kepler at the cutting edge
Cecilia Scorza talks Kepler
Cecilia Scorza talks Kepler
Kuiper Belt's ice cores
Kuiper Belt's ice cores
Snowy La Silla
Snowy La Silla
Lunar earthshine
Lunar earthshine
Large and small
Large and small
Sun pillar at Paranal
Sun pillar at Paranal
Sunset palette at Paranal
Sunset palette at Paranal
Auxiliary Telescopes on Paranal platform
Auxiliary Telescopes on Paranal platform
ALMA and the Milky Way
ALMA and the Milky Way
A nebulous sky
A nebulous sky
Auxiliary Telescopes at Paranal
Auxiliary Telescopes at Paranal
Sun rays over La Silla
Sun rays over La Silla
A glorious display at La Silla
A glorious display at La Silla
One of the team
One of the team
ALMA headquarters
ALMA headquarters
Reception at ALMA
Reception at ALMA
ESO's telescopes and instruments
ESO's telescopes and instruments
Crowd of ice cores in the Kuiper Belt
Crowd of ice cores in the Kuiper Belt
Black hole passing by Earth
Black hole passing by Earth
Chajnantor at sunset
Chajnantor at sunset
Artist’s impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
Artist’s impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
Curious distortion of the Sun light over the Pacific Ocean
Curious distortion of the Sun light over the Pacific Ocean
An unusual view from a telescope!
An unusual view from a telescope!
GRAVITY — future probe of black holes
GRAVITY — future probe of black holes
GRAVITY discovers new double star in the Orion Trapezium Cluster (annotated)
GRAVITY discovers new double star in the Orion Trapezium Cluster (annotated)
ALMA antenna maintenance
ALMA antenna maintenance
Inside a Unit Telescope
Inside a Unit Telescope
Dark skies above the Atacama
Dark skies above the Atacama
Cerro Paranal in 1987
Cerro Paranal in 1987
Fulldome under the Residencia Dome
Fulldome under the Residencia Dome
Relaxing at the Residencia
Relaxing at the Residencia
Road to Paranal
Road to Paranal
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
Yepun's Laser Guide Star
Inside the AOS Technical Building
Inside the AOS Technical Building
ALMA and the Arid Atacama Desert
ALMA and the Arid Atacama Desert
Atacama Desert Panorama
Atacama Desert Panorama
Clouds over Chajnantor
Clouds over Chajnantor
The star cluster IC 4651 in the constellation of Ara
The star cluster IC 4651 in the constellation of Ara
Aerial view of Armazones
Aerial view of Armazones
ALMA maintenance
ALMA maintenance
Open House Day 2015
Open House Day 2015
Enjoying the view from Cerro Armazones
Enjoying the view from Cerro Armazones
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal
Cerro Armazones and the Atacama
Cerro Armazones and the Atacama
Drilling on Cerro Armazones
Drilling on Cerro Armazones
Dust rising off Cerro Armazones
Dust rising off Cerro Armazones
An alien vista
An alien vista
ALMA visitors
ALMA visitors
Digger on Cerro Armazones
Digger on Cerro Armazones
ESO’s New Technology Telescope Revisits NGC 6300
ESO’s New Technology Telescope Revisits NGC 6300
Sunset at Chajnantor
Sunset at Chajnantor
APEX scratching the sky
APEX scratching the sky
Ongoing development
Ongoing development
Fauna in Chile
Fauna in Chile
Details of a dome
Details of a dome
The Signing Ceremony with Poland
The Signing Ceremony with Poland
UT4 in motion
UT4 in motion
Paranal Auxiliary Telescope
Paranal Auxiliary Telescope
Paranal at midday
Paranal at midday
Solar farm at the La Silla Observatory
Solar farm at the La Silla Observatory
ESO Paranal engineer in front of VIRCAM
ESO Paranal engineer in front of VIRCAM
Cool Transporting
Cool Transporting
TimeLapse Bot near Paranal
TimeLapse Bot near Paranal
Snowy APEX
Snowy APEX
Desert View on the Way to ALMA
Desert View on the Way to ALMA
VLT on Stage
VLT on Stage
Home Away From Home
Home Away From Home
Prickly Points of Light
Prickly Points of Light
IC 2944 with FORS2
IC 2944 with FORS2
A raw spectrum obtained with FORS
A raw spectrum obtained with FORS
Paranal to ALMA
Paranal to ALMA
Lights Fantastic
Lights Fantastic
Deep Space LIVE
Deep Space LIVE
A Multitude of Colours
A Multitude of Colours
Director of Administration presenting at the Visitor Centre Signing Event
Director of Administration presenting at the Visitor Centre Signing Event
ESO Very Large Telescope
ESO Very Large Telescope
In Focus
In Focus
La Silla – ESO's first observatory
La Silla – ESO's first observatory
Alma Antenna Looks Upwards
Alma Antenna Looks Upwards
Awesome Universe exhibition
Awesome Universe exhibition
Herbert in the Atacama Desert
Herbert in the Atacama Desert
Chilean President visits Paranal to announce the transfer of the land for the E-ELT
Chilean President visits Paranal to announce the transfer of the land for the E-ELT
ALMA dwarfed by Licancabur
ALMA dwarfed by Licancabur
ESO Guesthouse
ESO Guesthouse
ESO Guesthouse
ESO Guesthouse
ESO Guesthouse
ESO Guesthouse
Deformable Secondary Mirror
Deformable Secondary Mirror
Dormitories panorama at ALMA OSF
Dormitories panorama at ALMA OSF
La Silla after a snow storm
La Silla after a snow storm
Snowy Licancabur and Jurique
Snowy Licancabur and Jurique
Giants in Chajnantor
Giants in Chajnantor
Looking at VISTA
Looking at VISTA
Leiden Meeting
Leiden Meeting
ESO Director General
ESO Director General
Atacama Paronama
Atacama Paronama
Startrails Over Paranal
Startrails Over Paranal
Speech Time
Speech Time
Transporting the Masses
Transporting the Masses
Filming ALMA's insides
Filming ALMA's insides
Filming the Inauguration
Filming the Inauguration
Massive Antennae
Massive Antennae
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