Positions of the telescopes used in the 1.3 mm VLBI observations of the quasar 3C 279
Positions of the telescopes used in the 1.3 mm VLBI observations of the quasar 3C 279
Telescopes in use
Telescopes in use
MarLy 1-metre telescope
MarLy 1-metre telescope
La Silla Hotel
La Silla Hotel
Primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Primary mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Coudé Auxiliary Telescope at CERN
The Coudé Auxiliary Telescope at CERN
La Silla Inauguration
La Silla Inauguration
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope
ESO Vitacura Offices in 1969
ESO Vitacura Offices in 1969
ESO Headquarters Construction
ESO Headquarters Construction
ESO staff during site testing for the VLT
ESO staff during site testing for the VLT
Arrival of the primary mirror for the ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
Arrival of the primary mirror for the ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Under Construction
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Under Construction
VLT Site Testing in the late 1980s
VLT Site Testing in the late 1980s
Surviving in the desert
Surviving in the desert
ehpa-8-041 - EHPA-8-highlights
ehpa-8-041 - EHPA-8-highlights
Building La Silla Observatory
Building La Silla Observatory
A model of ESO 3.6-metre telescope and ESO Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
A model of ESO 3.6-metre telescope and ESO Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Infrared/visible-light comparison of the Carina Nebula
Infrared/visible-light comparison of the Carina Nebula
The E-ELT laser guide stars at work (artist’s impression)
The E-ELT laser guide stars at work (artist’s impression)
Wide-field view of the sky around VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star
Wide-field view of the sky around VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star
VISTA view of the newly discovered globular cluster VVV CL002 close to the centre of the Milky Way
VISTA view of the newly discovered globular cluster VVV CL002 close to the centre of the Milky Way
Land around E-ELT and VLT (artist’s impression)
Land around E-ELT and VLT (artist’s impression)
ESO's Sky Atlas Laboratory
ESO's Sky Atlas Laboratory
The composition of a star that should not exist
The composition of a star that should not exist
The remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927 in the constellation of Leo (The Lion)
The remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927 in the constellation of Leo (The Lion)
Working on the High Order Testbench
Working on the High Order Testbench
Chinese Delegation visits Paranal
Chinese Delegation visits Paranal
X-rays, dark matter and galaxies in the cluster Abell 2744
X-rays, dark matter and galaxies in the cluster Abell 2744
Pandora’s Cluster (combined Hubble and VLT view)
Pandora’s Cluster (combined Hubble and VLT view)
Starry Night in Northern Chile
Starry Night in Northern Chile
Postcards from the Edge of the Universe at the JENAM 2010
Postcards from the Edge of the Universe at the JENAM 2010
The ALMA-Herschel Workshop 2010
The ALMA-Herschel Workshop 2010
Celebration at Paranal (1996)
Celebration at Paranal (1996)
Lore in Training
Lore in Training
E-ELT is becoming a physical reality
E-ELT is becoming a physical reality
First planet of extragalactic origin (artist’s impression)
First planet of extragalactic origin (artist’s impression)
ESO Workshop on Central Massive Objects (June 2010)
ESO Workshop on Central Massive Objects (June 2010)
ELT Meeting in Marseille, November 2006
ELT Meeting in Marseille, November 2006
AT4 under the night sky
AT4 under the night sky
VLT´s UT2 coating
VLT´s UT2 coating
VLT´s UT2 coating
VLT´s UT2 coating
VLT´s UT2 coating
VLT´s UT2 coating
Assembly of the first Backup Structure
Assembly of the first Backup Structure
View of Licancabur volcano from the ALMA Operations Support Facility
View of Licancabur volcano from the ALMA Operations Support Facility
An ALMA antenna on Chajnantor
An ALMA antenna on Chajnantor
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Tolonchar / Chile
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Tolonchar / Chile
Detail of the honeycomb structure around SN 1987A
Detail of the honeycomb structure around SN 1987A
Departing to Salto de Pelluhue from ESO Vitacura
Departing to Salto de Pelluhue from ESO Vitacura
E-ELT site testing — Vizcachas / Chile
E-ELT site testing — Vizcachas / Chile