On this page, we list the main changes that affected MATISSE and this web site.

  • August 2018: The decision to offer MATISSE in ESO period 103 was made.  MATISSE will be offered for both service and visitor mode observing.  Due to the still ongoing commissioning, that may lead to revision of instrument capabilities and performances,MATISSE will not be offered for Large Programmes or Monitoring Programmes in P103.

MATISSE in the news

For the latest highlighted science results, please consult the ESO Press Release page.


  • ESO Press Release #1808 (5 March 2018) MATISSE Instrument Sees First Light on ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer