Calibration and Instrument Stability Group: CALISTA
ESO astronomers dedicate large amount of time to better characterize the VLT site and instruments. This page collects results relevant to various instruments on Paranal. It also serves as a general access to relevant calibration data. It is far from being exhaustive:please contact the Calibration And Instrument Stability Group to suggest additional relevant results or links.
2007 ESO Instrument Calibration workshop
The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration Workshop was the opportunity to present various results or projects related to the calibration of ESO instruments and other. Users registered to Springer Link can have access to the Proceedings, otherwise available in the ESO Astrophysics Symposia series.
The Brightness of the Night Sky The night sky brightness, together with number of clear nights, seeing, transparency, photometric stability and humidity, are some of the most important parameters that qualify a site for front-line ground--based astronomy...