Building La Silla Observatory
Building La Silla Observatory
The ALMA Santiago Central Office
The ALMA Santiago Central Office
Artists’s impression of the Moon showing earthshine
Artists’s impression of the Moon showing earthshine
La Silla by moonlight
La Silla by moonlight
A VLT mirror goes back to work
A VLT mirror goes back to work
The Mirror Maintenance Building
The Mirror Maintenance Building
Another ALMA antenna takes its place at Chajnantor
Another ALMA antenna takes its place at Chajnantor
UMCE Astronomy School for Teachers
UMCE Astronomy School for Teachers
UMCE Astronomy School for Teachers
UMCE Astronomy School for Teachers
The first of six Band 5 receivers for ALMA
The first of six Band 5 receivers for ALMA
ESO's Site testing at Rockdale Mountain
ESO's Site testing at Rockdale Mountain
Vizcachas panorama
Vizcachas panorama
Solar Mass Star Workshop
Solar Mass Star Workshop
A European ALMA antenna takes shape
A European ALMA antenna takes shape
VLT M1 Production at Schott
VLT M1 Production at Schott
An ALMA antenna en route to the plateau of Chajnantor for the first time
An ALMA antenna en route to the plateau of Chajnantor for the first time
The first journey of an ALMA antenna to the plateau of Chajnantor
The first journey of an ALMA antenna to the plateau of Chajnantor
Neptune's 'Hot' South Pole (VISIR/VLT)
Neptune's 'Hot' South Pole (VISIR/VLT)
UVES assembly
UVES assembly
A Power-generating Set for VLT
A Power-generating Set for VLT
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
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