Published papers involving NACO


  • Through ESO Telbib
    Note: exhaustive list of refeered papers, only the papers already printed will show up for the current year.
    A Telbib plot of the number of NACO papers per year since commissioning in 2002.
    Note: the current year is not complete).

  • Through ADS
    Note: the list of refeered and non-refeered papers is not 100% exhaustive but it includes arXiv e-print.

  • For authors: If you are using data from this instrument in your paper, please see the ESO Data Citation Policy. (ESO Data Citation Policy linked with

Science verification

Selected science results

NACO can be used for a variety of science. The main science cases with published work are:


Galactic Centre

Young Stellar Objects

Solar System Bodies