The Field around SN2006aj
The Field around SN2006aj
The System Oph 1622
The System Oph 1622
Broken Fragments of Comet SW-3
Broken Fragments of Comet SW-3
The Distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904
The Distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904
 Image of Afterglow of GRB 030329
Image of Afterglow of GRB 030329
Near- and Mid-Infrared Images of NGC 3603 IRS 9
Near- and Mid-Infrared Images of NGC 3603 IRS 9
Epsilon Indi B
Epsilon Indi B
SIMBA image of the infrared source IRAS 18434-0242
SIMBA image of the infrared source IRAS 18434-0242
Methane Brown Dwarf
Methane Brown Dwarf
Panoramic View of the Proposed Site for ALMA at Chajnantor
Panoramic View of the Proposed Site for ALMA at Chajnantor
VLT KUEYEN
VLT KUEYEN
The Concrete Mirror is Removed
The Concrete Mirror is Removed
Removing the Cover of the 8.2-m Mirror
Removing the Cover of the 8.2-m Mirror
Careful Removal of the Protective Cover
Careful Removal of the Protective Cover
Leaving the Coating Chamber
Leaving the Coating Chamber
8.2-m  Mirror in its Cell
8.2-m Mirror in its Cell
UT4 Azimuth Baseframe
UT4 Azimuth Baseframe
UT4 Azimuth Baseframe
UT4 Azimuth Baseframe
UT4 Intermediate Tower in Azimuth Baseframe
UT4 Intermediate Tower in Azimuth Baseframe
The 8.2-m Mirror
The 8.2-m Mirror
Wide-angle View of VLT UT1
Wide-angle View of VLT UT1
Central Part of UT1
Central Part of UT1
Vertical View of UT1
Vertical View of UT1
Journey to Paranal
Journey to Paranal
8.2-m VLT Mirror Rests on Chilean Ground
8.2-m VLT Mirror Rests on Chilean Ground
Arriving in Antofagasta Harbour
Arriving in Antofagasta Harbour
Southern Light shines on the 8.2-m VLT Mirror
Southern Light shines on the 8.2-m VLT Mirror
Landing of the Mirror
Landing of the Mirror
Lifting the 8.2-m VLT Mirror
Lifting the 8.2-m VLT Mirror
VLT Mirrors 1 and 2 in Storage
VLT Mirrors 1 and 2 in Storage
The Mirror is Moved
The Mirror is Moved
VLT Control Room
VLT Control Room
VLT Unit Telescope 2
VLT Unit Telescope 2
Paranal Platform
Paranal Platform
VLT Control Building
VLT Control Building
Aerial View of Paranal Observatory
Aerial View of Paranal Observatory
A Gravitational Einstein Ring
A Gravitational Einstein Ring
The VLTI Delay Line
The VLTI Delay Line
Signatures for contracts with SCHOTT for the ELT M2 and M3 mirror blanks
Signatures for contracts with SCHOTT for the ELT M2 and M3 mirror blanks
Region R45 in the Carina Nebula
Region R45 in the Carina Nebula
Installing the VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
Installing the VLT’s new Deformable Secondary Mirror
Preparing the drone
Preparing the drone
Night-time image from the Paranal webcam
Night-time image from the Paranal webcam
To boldly go...
To boldly go...
An insider's view from Garching HQ
An insider's view from Garching HQ
Mercury's transit at Garching
Mercury's transit at Garching
Different shades of shadow
Different shades of shadow
Different shades of shadow
Different shades of shadow
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory
Preparing for a night of photography
Preparing for a night of photography