Installation of the Serrurier Struts
Installation of the Serrurier Struts
Lowering the Altitude Axis
Lowering the Altitude Axis
Serrurier Strut
Serrurier Strut
Entering the Enclosure
Entering the Enclosure
Lower Intermediate Structure of UT1
Lower Intermediate Structure of UT1
Close-up of the Paranal Platform
Close-up of the Paranal Platform
Southern View of the Paranal Platform
Southern View of the Paranal Platform
Aerial View of Paranal Observatory
Aerial View of Paranal Observatory
ISAAC and SOFI
ISAAC and SOFI
Paranal Observatory: Taking the Bus to the Mountain Top
Paranal Observatory: Taking the Bus to the Mountain Top
Paranal Observatory: Unit Telescope no. 1
Paranal Observatory: Unit Telescope no. 1
Installation of the UT2 Baseframe
Installation of the UT2 Baseframe
Aligning the UT1 Intermediate Structures
Aligning the UT1 Intermediate Structures
A Generating Set for VLT
A Generating Set for VLT
A Power-generating Set for VLT
A Power-generating Set for VLT
The Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object
The Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
Teacher training workshop
Teacher training workshop
Hard work at the construction site
Hard work at the construction site
Armazones road construction site
Armazones road construction site
Wide-field view of part of the Taurus star formation region
Wide-field view of part of the Taurus star formation region
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl
The MUSE instrument attached to the Very Large Telescope
The MUSE instrument attached to the Very Large Telescope
Second adaptive thin shell mirror delivered to ESO
Second adaptive thin shell mirror delivered to ESO
Harsh conditions at the APEX control building
Harsh conditions at the APEX control building
ALMA’s view of the outflow associated with the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
ALMA’s view of the outflow associated with the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
An Extraordinary Universe
An Extraordinary Universe
Annular Groove Phase Mask
Annular Groove Phase Mask
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dave-jones-3
ESA’s astronaut Pedro Duque addresses the audience at ESO
ESA’s astronaut Pedro Duque addresses the audience at ESO
Royal visit to Paranal
Royal visit to Paranal
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schmidt-plate-insp-pizz
M1 Shipment to VLT, 1993
M1 Shipment to VLT, 1993
Peeking into SEST
Peeking into SEST
Madsen and Blauuw
Madsen and Blauuw
Tarenghi Speech
Tarenghi Speech
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
President Piñera inspects ALMA hardware
President Piñera inspects ALMA hardware
ALMA Correlator
ALMA Correlator
 The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
Delivery of the VLT Schott Mirror, 1993
Delivery of the VLT Schott Mirror, 1993
Performers and crew from AIDA Night of the Proms 2012 visit ESO’s Headquarters
Performers and crew from AIDA Night of the Proms 2012 visit ESO’s Headquarters
ESO 1-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre telescope
Japanese ALMA antenna
Japanese ALMA antenna
Dutch 0.9-metre telescope, 1979
Dutch 0.9-metre telescope, 1979
Dusk at La Silla
Dusk at La Silla