ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
Screenshot of ESOcast 69
Screenshot of ESOcast 69
A palm tree in the desert
A palm tree in the desert
Paranal Basecamp
Paranal Basecamp
Apacheta
Apacheta
Exciting a sodium cloud
Exciting a sodium cloud
ESO 3.6-metre telescope fish-eye view
ESO 3.6-metre telescope fish-eye view
Conjuction over Paranal
Conjuction over Paranal
Bochum 0.61-metre Telescope
Bochum 0.61-metre Telescope
The Atacama Desert in bloom
The Atacama Desert in bloom
Sunset at La Silla
Sunset at La Silla
View of the La Silla Observatory from the 3.6 m Telescope
View of the La Silla Observatory from the 3.6 m Telescope
VLT Site Testing
VLT Site Testing
VLT mirror shipped to Chile
VLT mirror shipped to Chile
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 6744
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 6744
The Paranal Visitor Centre
The Paranal Visitor Centre
Prof. Adriaan Blaauw
Prof. Adriaan Blaauw
Building the E-ELT
Building the E-ELT
The TRAPPIST telescope at La Silla
The TRAPPIST telescope at La Silla
The VISTA telescope
The VISTA telescope
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
The region of Orion’s Belt and the Flame Nebula
The region of Orion’s Belt and the Flame Nebula
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
ALMA antennas and OSF at sunset
ALMA antennas and OSF at sunset
ALMA night testing
ALMA night testing
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Minister Marie-Dominique Simonet at Paranal
Minister Marie-Dominique Simonet at Paranal
GigagalaxyZoom Phase 2
GigagalaxyZoom Phase 2
View of the Galactic Plane from the ATLASGAL survey (in five sections)
View of the Galactic Plane from the ATLASGAL survey (in five sections)
View of the Galactic Plane from the ATLASGAL survey (annotated and in five sections)
View of the Galactic Plane from the ATLASGAL survey (annotated and in five sections)
Students Discover a Planet
Students Discover a Planet
Announcing Austria's Intent to Join ESO
Announcing Austria's Intent to Join ESO
Light Echoes around SN1987A
Light Echoes around SN1987A
IAU Officers
IAU Officers
The Merging Scenario (artist’s impression)
The Merging Scenario (artist’s impression)
The very metal-deficient star HE 0107-5240
The very metal-deficient star HE 0107-5240
Signing of ESO/Chile ALMA agreement
Signing of ESO/Chile ALMA agreement
Signing of ESO/Chile ALMA agreement
Signing of ESO/Chile ALMA agreement
The Nucleus of Comet Wirtanen
The Nucleus of Comet Wirtanen
An Infrared Portrait of the Barred Spiral Galaxy Messier 83
An Infrared Portrait of the Barred Spiral Galaxy Messier 83
The Disk Around Iota Horologii
The Disk Around Iota Horologii
Portgual-ESO agreement signing
Portgual-ESO agreement signing
VLT Interferometer Principle
VLT Interferometer Principle
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
YEPUN is receiving its Mirror
Time Sequence of Crab Pulsar
Time Sequence of Crab Pulsar
Supernova SN 1987A
Supernova SN 1987A
The 17-mag Eclipsing Binary System NN Ser
The 17-mag Eclipsing Binary System NN Ser
Dwarf Galaxy Antlia
Dwarf Galaxy Antlia
First Rotation Period of a Kuiper Belt Object Measured
First Rotation Period of a Kuiper Belt Object Measured
First ESO Image of New Comet 1998 P1
First ESO Image of New Comet 1998 P1
First ESO Image of New Comet 1998 P1
First ESO Image of New Comet 1998 P1
VLT Quick Views of Spacecraft Targets
VLT Quick Views of Spacecraft Targets
VLT Quick Views of Spacecraft Targets
VLT Quick Views of Spacecraft Targets
The Unusual Tails of Comet Hale-Bopp
The Unusual Tails of Comet Hale-Bopp
The Unusual Tails of Comet Hale-Bopp
The Unusual Tails of Comet Hale-Bopp
Lonely rider
Lonely rider
Fish-eye vortex over VLT
Fish-eye vortex over VLT
A towering figure
A towering figure
The VLT's helpful companions
The VLT's helpful companions
VLT family portrait
VLT family portrait
A serene and alien setting
A serene and alien setting
Inside the dome of the VLT
Inside the dome of the VLT
Moonrise over the VLT
Moonrise over the VLT
Shooting from the Chajnantor Plateau
Shooting from the Chajnantor Plateau
All in the Motion
All in the Motion
A View of the HQ Extension
A View of the HQ Extension
An Astronomer's Hideout
An Astronomer's Hideout
OSF Outside Crossroad Panorama
OSF Outside Crossroad Panorama
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the surface of Mars
Screenshot from IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe showing the surface of Mars
Rock formation in the Atacama Desert
Rock formation in the Atacama Desert
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
Serenity
Serenity
ESO Member States Flags at Cerro Paranal
ESO Member States Flags at Cerro Paranal
Southern Hemisphere circumpolar star trails
Southern Hemisphere circumpolar star trails
VLT Site Testing
VLT Site Testing
Building the dome of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Building the dome of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Setting up the dome of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Setting up the dome of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Site testing for the VLT on Armazones
Site testing for the VLT on Armazones
Building ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Building ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Hubble image of the Meathook Galaxy
Hubble image of the Meathook Galaxy
President of the Czech Republic, Václav Klaus, visiting ESO's Paranal Observatory
President of the Czech Republic, Václav Klaus, visiting ESO's Paranal Observatory
Starry Night at Cerro Armazones
Starry Night at Cerro Armazones
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
The Dish of a European Antenna takes shape
The Dish of a European Antenna takes shape
Was it a Good Coating?
Was it a Good Coating?
Comparison of visible-light and infrared images of the galaxy NGC 1365
Comparison of visible-light and infrared images of the galaxy NGC 1365
ALMA antennas at OSF
ALMA antennas at OSF
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
ESO Headquarter Extension
ESO Headquarter Extension
VLTI Tunnel
VLTI Tunnel
ESO Headquarters-Extension Meeting
ESO Headquarters-Extension Meeting
ESO Headquarter-Extension Meeting
ESO Headquarter-Extension Meeting
Enclosures on Platform
Enclosures on Platform
Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
Delay Lines Tunnel
Delay Lines Tunnel
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
ESO Headquarters-Extension Meeting
ESO Headquarters-Extension Meeting
The Virgo Cluster
The Virgo Cluster
Planetary Nebulae in and around Messier 87
Planetary Nebulae in and around Messier 87
Messier 87 in the Virgo Cluster
Messier 87 in the Virgo Cluster
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
ESO Director General (1999-2007), Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
ESO Director General (1999-2007), Dr. Catherine Cesarsky
Spiral Galaxy NGC 6118 and SN 2004dk
Spiral Galaxy NGC 6118 and SN 2004dk
SINFONI Adaptive Optics Module at VLT Yepun (June 2004)
SINFONI Adaptive Optics Module at VLT Yepun (June 2004)
SINFONI at VLT Yepun, now fully assembled (July 2004)
SINFONI at VLT Yepun, now fully assembled (July 2004)
SINFONI undergoing Balancing and Flexure Tests at VLT Yepun
SINFONI undergoing Balancing and Flexure Tests at VLT Yepun
AMBER at the VLT Interferometric Laboratory
AMBER at the VLT Interferometric Laboratory
 The AT1 positioned next to the VLTI Laboratory
The AT1 positioned next to the VLTI Laboratory
Uranus with rings and moons
Uranus with rings and moons
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Distant galaxies behind NGC 300
Distant galaxies behind NGC 300
The star-forming region around NGC 3603
The star-forming region around NGC 3603
MELIPAL "Very First Light"
MELIPAL "Very First Light"
Observations of Comet Hale-Bopp from La Silla
Observations of Comet Hale-Bopp from La Silla
The Biggest Star in the Sky
The Biggest Star in the Sky
Pulsar in the Crab Nebula
Pulsar in the Crab Nebula
Image of comet "P/West-Hartley (1989k)"
Image of comet "P/West-Hartley (1989k)"
Zoom
Zoom
ALMA in motion
ALMA in motion
ESO Supernova Panorama
ESO Supernova Panorama
Season’s Greetings from the European Southern Observatory!
Season’s Greetings from the European Southern Observatory!
Artist’s impression of mysterious alignment of quasar rotation axes
Artist’s impression of mysterious alignment of quasar rotation axes
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
Sexy silhouette
Sexy silhouette
Time-lapse bot at Paranal
Time-lapse bot at Paranal
ALMA Transporter On the Road
ALMA Transporter On the Road
Welcome to ESO's Premises in Santiago
Welcome to ESO's Premises in Santiago
IT support offices at Paranal
IT support offices at Paranal
Inside of the VST enclosure
Inside of the VST enclosure
Residencia garden
Residencia garden
Laser guided stars and the Milky Way
Laser guided stars and the Milky Way
Busy skies
Busy skies
Lunar Eclipse at Paranal
Lunar Eclipse at Paranal
Recoating team of the VLT
Recoating team of the VLT
Constellation Crux
Constellation Crux
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
Delivery of water at Paranal
Delivery of water at Paranal
Dorms
Dorms
The Atacama Desert in bloom
The Atacama Desert in bloom
Vicuñas at ALMA
Vicuñas at ALMA
Main structure of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Main structure of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Paranal from the Air
Paranal from the Air
Part of a European ALMA antenna
Part of a European ALMA antenna
An ALMA transporter ready for pick up
An ALMA transporter ready for pick up
Antennae Galaxies, side-by-side comparison of ALMA and VLT observations
Antennae Galaxies, side-by-side comparison of ALMA and VLT observations
13 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
13 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
Wide Field Imager view of the star formation region NGC 3582
Wide Field Imager view of the star formation region NGC 3582
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3582
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3582
One of the first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
One of the first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
Twilight at Paranal
Twilight at Paranal
Paranal Observatory just before sunrise
Paranal Observatory just before sunrise
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 4666
Wide-field view of the field around NGC 4666
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of First European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Assembly of Second European ALMA Antenna
Cerro Armazones at night
Cerro Armazones at night
Triton (artist's impression)
Triton (artist's impression)
ALMA antenna at OSF
ALMA antenna at OSF
ALMA antenna at OSF, in front of Transporter Shelter and Licancabur volcano
ALMA antenna at OSF, in front of Transporter Shelter and Licancabur volcano
The region around SMM J2135-0102 and the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217
The region around SMM J2135-0102 and the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Transporting an Auxiliary Telescope
Transporting an Auxiliary Telescope
ALMA Sunset
ALMA Sunset
ISAAC
ISAAC
UT1-ANTU Startup
UT1-ANTU Startup
ANTU Startup
ANTU Startup
ESO 1-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre telescope
Control Building Computer Room
Control Building Computer Room
ALMA Transporter Loading
ALMA Transporter Loading
ISAAC
ISAAC
FINITO
FINITO
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
Professor Tim de Zeeuw
W6308
W6308
ESO - Finland Signing Ceremony
ESO - Finland Signing Ceremony
UT2-Kueyen control hut
UT2-Kueyen control hut
Galactic Triple Play
Galactic Triple Play
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
VLT Unit Telescope at Paranal
CRIRES
CRIRES
AMBER
AMBER
Crane Operator, MMB
Crane Operator, MMB
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Prof. Tim de Zeeuw visiting Paranal Observatory
Around the nova V445 Puppis annotated
Around the nova V445 Puppis annotated
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Gigantic structure of galaxies
Measuring motions in three distant galaxies
Measuring motions in three distant galaxies
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
Commissioner Potočnik at Paranal Observatory
The ALMA Antenna Transporter (Rear View)
The ALMA Antenna Transporter (Rear View)
Czech Republic to Become Member of ESO
Czech Republic to Become Member of ESO
Statement of support
Statement of support
Magna Carta for Researchers II
Magna Carta for Researchers II
Ten Years ESO-Chile Agreement Ceremony
Ten Years ESO-Chile Agreement Ceremony
Spain-ESO Agreement Signature
Spain-ESO Agreement Signature
Signature Event in Madrid
Signature Event in Madrid
ALMA Transporter Contract Signature
ALMA Transporter Contract Signature
The motion of a star around the central black hole in the milky way
The motion of a star around the central black hole in the milky way
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Pluto, Charon, and triple star "P126 A, B, C"
Rectified view of Cameron/Taruntius field
Rectified view of Cameron/Taruntius field
Location of the Lunar field imaged by NACO
Location of the Lunar field imaged by NACO
First VIMOS Spectra (In Detail)
First VIMOS Spectra (In Detail)
An illustration of how the IFUs function
An illustration of how the IFUs function
Head of Column No. 2 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 2 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 1 in Eagle Nebula
Head of Column No. 1 in Eagle Nebula
Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603
Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603
The Becklin-Neugebauer Object
The Becklin-Neugebauer Object
Area Near Centre of NGC 3603
Area Near Centre of NGC 3603
TIMMI2
TIMMI2
The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001.
The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001.
Orion Nebula detail
Orion Nebula detail
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S1
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S1
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
New Satellite of Saturn S/2000 S2
Break-up of Comet Linear
Break-up of Comet Linear
New Jupiter Moon S/1999 J1
New Jupiter Moon S/1999 J1
New Jupiter Moon
New Jupiter Moon
Orbits of Eight New Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs
Orbits of Eight New Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs
Edge-on Galaxy with Dust Lane
Edge-on Galaxy with Dust Lane
The sky around the location of Nova Centauri 2013
The sky around the location of Nova Centauri 2013
A family of four
A family of four
Hubble image of the region around SDP.81
Hubble image of the region around SDP.81
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy (no annotations)
Montage of the SDP.81 Einstein Ring and the lensed galaxy (no annotations)
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
Midsummer Night Brings Sprites — Rare phenomenon caught on camera at La Silla
Midsummer Night Brings Sprites — Rare phenomenon caught on camera at La Silla
ESO offices in Vitacura
ESO offices in Vitacura
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) at Paranal
Star trails reflected in SEST
Star trails reflected in SEST
La Silla Ridge (annotated)
La Silla Ridge (annotated)
Heavy lifting
Heavy lifting
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
Lights at the OSF
Lights at the OSF
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
ALMA observations of Pluto and Charon
ALMA observations of Pluto and Charon
Google Street View at ALMA AOS
Google Street View at ALMA AOS
The SPHERE instrument attached to the VLT
The SPHERE instrument attached to the VLT
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