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
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)
Astronomical Multi-BEam combineR
Astronomical Multi-BEam combineR (AMBER)
Carbon Heterodyne Array of the MPIfR (CHAMP+)
Carbon Heterodyne Array of the MPIfR (CHAMP+)
CORALIE
CORALIE
CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Echelle Spectrograph (CRIRES/CRIRES+)
CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Echelle Spectrograph (CRIRES/CRIRES+)
Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera
Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC)
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera 2 (EFOSC2)
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera 2 (EFOSC2)
Enhanced Resolution Imager and Spectrograph (ERIS)*
Enhanced Resolution Imager and Spectrograph (ERIS)
Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO)
Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO)
Fiber-fed Extended Range Optical Spectrograph (FEROS)
Fiber-fed Extended Range Optical Spectrograph (FEROS)
Fiber Dual Echelle Optical Spectrograph (FIDEOS)
Fiber Dual Echelle Optical Spectrograph (FIDEOS)
Fibre Large Array Multi Element Spectrograph (FLAMES)
Fibre Large Array Multi Element Spectrograph (FLAMES)
FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS)
FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS)
GRAVITY
GRAVITY
Gamma-Ray Burst Optical/Near-Infrared Detector (GROND)
Gamma-Ray Burst Optical/Near-infrared Detector (GROND)
High Angular Resolution Monolithic Optical and Near-infrared Integral field spectrograph (HARMONI)
High Angular Resolution Monolithic Optical and Near-infrared Integral field spectrograph (HARMONI)
High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS)
High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS)
High Acuity Wide-field K-band Imager (HAWK-I)
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 (KMOS)
K-band Multi Object Spectrograph (KMOS)
LArge APEX BOlometer CAmera (LABOCA)
LArge APEX BOlometer CAmera (LABOCA)
Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics RelaY for the ELT (MAORY)
Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics RelaY for the ELT (MAORY)
Multi-AperTure mid-Infrared SpectroScopic Experiment (MATISSE)
Multi-AperTure mid-Infrared SpectroScopic Experiment (MATISSE)
Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph (METIS)
Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph (METIS)
Multi-AO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations (MICADO)*
Multi-AO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations (MICADO)
Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOONS)
Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOONS)
Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOSAIC (Phase A))
Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOSAIC (Phase A))
Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE)
Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE)
Nasmyth Adaptive Optics System (NACO)
Nasmyth Adaptive Optics System (NACO)
New Adaptive Optics Module for Interferometry (NAOMI)
New Adaptive Optics Module for Interferometry (NAOMI)
Near Infra-Red Planet Searcher (NIRPS)
Near Infra-Red Planet Searcher (NIRPS)
OmegaCAM
OmegaCAM
Precision Integrated-Optics Near-infrared Imaging ExpeRiment (PIONIER)
Precision Integrated-Optics Near-infrared Imaging ExpeRiment (PIONIER)
Submillimetre APEX Bolometer Camera (SABOCA)
Submillimetre APEX Bolometer Camera (SABOCA)
Swedish-ESO PI receiver for APEX (SEPIA)
Swedish-ESO PI receiver for APEX (SEPIA)
Spectrograph for INtegral Field Observations in the Near Infrared (SINFONI)
Spectrograph for INtegral Field Observations in the Near Infrared (SINFONI)
Son of ISAAC (SOFI)
Son of ISAAC (SOFI)
Son Of X-Shooter (SOXS)
Son Of X-Shooter (SOXS)
Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument (SPHERE)
Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument (SPHERE)
Ultraviolet and Visual Echelle Spectrograph (UVES)
Ultraviolet and Visual Echelle Spectrograph (UVES)
VISTA InfraRed CAMera (VIRCAM)
VISTA InfraRed CAMera (VIRCAM)
VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared (VISIR)
VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared (VISIR)
Wide Field Imager (WFI)
Wide Field Imager (WFI)
X-shooter
X-shooter

 

Decommissioned instruments

Infrared Photometer at the ESO 3.6-m
Infrared Photometer at the ESO 3.6-m
Standard Photometer at the ESO 3.6-m
Standard Photometer at the ESO 3.6-m
Adaptive Optics Near Infrared System (COME ON/COME ON+) (ADONIS)
Adaptive Optics Near Infrared System (COME ON/COME ON+) (ADONIS)
APEX SZ Camera (ASZCa)
APEX SZ Camera (ASZCa)
APEX-2A
APEX-2A
Bochum Photometer
Bochum Photometer
Bochum Scanner
Bochum Scanner
Boller and Chivens Spectrograph (B&C)
Boller and Chivens Spectrograph (B&C)
Cassegrain Echelle Spectrograph
Cassegrain Echelle Spectrograph (CASPEC)
CCD Camera at the Danish 1.54-m
CCD Camera at the Danish 1.54-m
CORrelation-RAdial VELocities (CORAVEL)
CORrelation-RAdial VELocities (CORAVEL)
Coudé Echelle Spectrometer
Coudé Echelle Spectrometer (CES)
Coudé Spectrograph
Coudé Spectrograph
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (EFOSC)
ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (EFOSC)
Fibre Optics Multi-Object Spectrograph (OPTOPUS)
Fibre Optics Multi-Object Spectrograph (OPTOPUS)
Four-Channel uvby Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Four-Channel uvby Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Hß Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Hß Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Two-Channel Hß Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Two-Channel Hß Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Four-Channel uvby Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Four-Channel uvby Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Six-Channel uvby-Hß Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Six-Channel uvby-Hß Photometer at the Danish 0.5-m
Double-Channel Photometer at the ESO 0.5-m
Double-Channel Photometer at the ESO 0.5-m
ECHelle + ELECtronic camera spectrograph (ECHELEC)
ECHelle + ELECtronic camera spectrograph (ECHELEC)
Single-Channel Photometer at the ESO 0.5-m
Single-Channel Photometer at the ESO 0.5-m
ESO Multi-Mode Instrument (EMMI)
ESO Multi-Mode Instrument (EMMI)
First Light APEX Submillimeter Heterodyne (FLASH)
First Light APEX Submillimeter Heterodyne (FLASH)
First Light APEX Submillimeter Heterodyne (FLASH+)
First Light APEX Submillimeter Heterodyne (FLASH+)
InfraRed Array Camera (IRAC)
InfraRed Array Camera (IRAC)
Infrared Photometer at the ESO 1-m
Infrared Photometer at the ESO 1-m
Infrared Photometer/Spectrophotometer at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre
Infrared Photometer/Spectrophotometer at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre
Infrared Speckle Interferometer at the 3.6-m
Infrared Speckle Interferometer at the 3.6-m
Infrared Specklegraph at the 3.6-m
Infrared Specklegraph at the 3.6-m
Infrared Spectrometer (IRSPEC)
Infrared Spectrometer (IRSPEC)
Infrared Spectrometer And Array Camera (ISAAC)
Infrared Spectrometer And Array Camera (ISAAC)
ESO Multi-conjugate Adaptive optics Demonstrator (MAD)
ESO Multi-conjugate Adaptive optics Demonstrator (MAD)
Meudon-ESO Fiber Optic Spectrograph (MEFOS)
Meudon-ESO Fiber Optic Spectrograph (MEFOS)
MID-infrared Interferometric instrument (MIDI)
MID-infrared Interferometric instrument (MIDI)
MPI_1.1 THz
MPI_1.1 THz
Proto-ArTéMiS (P-ArTéMiS)
Proto-ArTéMiS (P-ArTéMiS)
PI230
PI230
Polarimeter für bolometer Kameras (PolKa)
Polarimeter für bolometer Kameras (PolKa)
Polarimeter with Instrumental and Sky COmpensation (PISCO)
Polarimeter with Instrumental and Sky COmpensation (PISCO)
Radial Velocity Cassegrain Spectrograph (RV Cass Spectrograph)
Radial Velocity Cassegrain Spectrograph (RV Cass Spectrograph)
SEST IMaging Bolometer Array (SIMBA)
SEST IMaging Bolometer Array (SIMBA)
Single-Channel Photometer at the ESO 1-m
Single-Channel Photometer at the ESO 1-m
Six-Channel uvby-Hß Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Six-Channel uvby-Hß Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
SUperb Seeing Instrument (SUSI/SUSI2)
SUperb Seeing Instrument (SUSI/SUSI2)
Swedish Heterodyne Facility Instrument (SHeFI)
Swedish Heterodyne Facility Instrument (SHeFI)
Thermal Infrared MultiMode Instrument (TIMMI/TIMMI2)
Thermal Infrared MultiMode Instrument (TIMMI/TIMMI2)
Two-Channel Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
Two-Channel Photometer at the Danish 1.54-m
VIsible Multi-Object Spectrograph (VIMOS)
VIsible Multi-Object Spectrograph (VIMOS)
VLT Test Cameras
VLT Test Cameras
VLTI Commissioning Instrument (VINCI)
VLTI Commissioning Instrument (VINCI)
Walraven Photometer
Walraven Photometer