Instruments

Instruments currently operating or under construction

4 Laser Guide Star Facility
4 Laser Guide Star Facility (4LGSF)
4-metre Multi-Object Spectrograph Telescope
4-metre Multi-Object Spectrograph Telescope (4MOST)
ALMA Receiver Bands
ALMA Receiver Bands
Astronomical Multi-BEam combineR
Astronomical Multi-BEam combineR (AMBER)
Architectures de bolomètres pour des Télescopes à grand champ de vue dans le domaine sub-Millimétrique au Sol
Architectures de bolomètres pour des Télescopes à grand champ de vue dans le domaine sub-Millimétrique au Sol (ArTéMiS)
CORALIE
CORALIE
CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Echelle Spectrograph
CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Echelle Spectrograph (CRIRES)
Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera
Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC)
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera 2
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera 2 (EFOSC2)
Enhanced Resolution Imager and Spectrograph
Enhanced Resolution Imager and Spectrograph (ERIS)
Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations
Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO)
The Fiber-fed Extended Range Optical Spectrograph
The Fiber-fed Extended Range Optical Spectrograph (FEROS)
Fibre Large Array Multi Element Spectrograph
Fibre Large Array Multi Element Spectrograph (FLAMES)
FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph
FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS)
GRAVITY
GRAVITY
Gamma-ray Burst Optical/Near-infrared Detector
Gamma-ray Burst Optical/Near-infrared Detector (GROND)
High Angular Resolution Monolithic Optical and Near-infrared Integral field spectrograph
High Angular Resolution Monolithic Optical and Near-infrared Integral field spectrograph (HARMONI)
High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher
High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS)
High Acuity Wide-field K-band Imager
High Acuity Wide-field K-band Imager (HAWK-I)
High Resolution Spectrograph (HIRES (Phase A))
High Resolution Spectrograph (HIRES (Phase A))
K-band Multi Object Spectrograph
K-band Multi Object Spectrograph (KMOS)
LArge APEX BOlometer CAmera
LArge APEX BOlometer CAmera (LABOCA)
Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics RelaY for the ELT
Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics RelaY for the ELT (MAORY)
Multi-AperTure mid-Infrared SpectroScopic Experiment
Multi-AperTure mid-Infrared SpectroScopic Experiment (MATISSE)
The Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph
The Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph (METIS)
Multi-AO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations
Multi-AO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations (MICADO)
Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOSAIC (Phase A))
Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOONS)
Multi-Object Spectrograph
Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOSAIC (Phase A))
Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer
Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE)
Nasmyth Adaptive Optics System
Nasmyth Adaptive Optics System (NACO)
New Adaptive Optics Module for Interferometry
New Adaptive Optics Module for Interferometry (NAOMI)
Near Infra Red Planet Searcher
Near Infra Red Planet Searcher (NIRPS)
OmegaCAM
OmegaCAM
Precision Integrated-Optics Near-infrared Imaging ExpeRiment
Precision Integrated-Optics Near-infrared Imaging ExpeRiment (PIONIER)
Submillimetre APEX Bolometer Camera
Submillimetre APEX Bolometer Camera (SABOCA)
Swedish-ESO PI receiver for APEX
Swedish-ESO PI receiver for APEX (SEPIA)
Spectrograph for INtegral Field Observations in the Near Infrared
Spectrograph for INtegral Field Observations in the Near Infrared (SINFONI)
Son of ISAAC
Son of ISAAC (SOFI)
Son Of X-Shooter
Son Of X-Shooter (SOXS)
Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument
Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument (SPHERE)
Ultraviolet and Visual Echelle Spectrograph
Ultraviolet and Visual Echelle Spectrograph (UVES)
VIsible Multi-Object Spectrograph
VIsible Multi-Object Spectrograph (VIMOS)
VISTA InfraRed CAMera
VISTA InfraRed CAMera (VIRCAM)
VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared
VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared (VISIR)
Wide Field Imager
Wide Field Imager (WFI)
X-shooter
X-shooter

 

Decommissioned instruments