ESO IR Instrument
ESO IR Instrument
ESO Infrared Instrument
ESO Infrared Instrument
Scientists during Commissioning
Scientists during Commissioning
First Light for Gamma-Ray Burst Chaser at La Silla
First Light for Gamma-Ray Burst Chaser at La Silla
Zodiacal Light at La SIlla
Zodiacal Light at La SIlla
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre Telescope remote control
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre Telescope remote control
Astronomers working at La Silla
Astronomers working at La Silla
Finance Committee Visits Chile
Finance Committee Visits Chile
Components of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Components of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope
ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope building under construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope building under construction
Life at La Silla Observatory in 1969
Life at La Silla Observatory in 1969
A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
A lateral view of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope model
Adaptive Optics at Play
Adaptive Optics at Play
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembly of the ESO 1-metre telescope
Staff Quarters at La Silla
Staff Quarters at La Silla
Inauguration of the Pelicano Airstrip
Inauguration of the Pelicano Airstrip
La Silla from Cerro Vizcachas
La Silla from Cerro Vizcachas
Eric Maurice
Eric Maurice
Making the ESO 3.6-metre telescope M1 Mirror
Making the ESO 3.6-metre telescope M1 Mirror
Dome of the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
Dome of the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
La Silla on the horizon
La Silla on the horizon
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
Building the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
Aerial view of La Silla observatory, 1980
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
Staff Accommodation at La Silla
La Silla early construction
La Silla early construction
At home at La Silla
At home at La Silla
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
Worker during La Silla observatory construction
Claus Madsen at La Silla (GPO)
Claus Madsen at La Silla (GPO)
NTT Assembly
NTT Assembly
La Silla Hotel
La Silla Hotel
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory, 1966
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory, 1966
The ESO 1-metre telescope
The ESO 1-metre telescope
Coudé spectrograph on the ESO 1.52-metre telescope
Coudé spectrograph on the ESO 1.52-metre telescope
Access road to the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Access road to the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
An ESO truck
An ESO truck
Petrol station at Camp Pelicano
Petrol station at Camp Pelicano
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Aluminising plant
Model of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Model of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Map of the La Silla Observatory in 1969
Map of the La Silla Observatory in 1969
Foundations of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome
Foundations of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope dome
The electronic workshop at La Silla in 1969
The electronic workshop at La Silla in 1969
The La Silla Hotel in 1969
The La Silla Hotel in 1969
The beginning of La Silla
The beginning of La Silla
Foxes at La Silla
Foxes at La Silla