The main structure of a VLT 8m unit telescope
The main structure of a VLT 8m unit telescope
Weighed and Found Too Light
Weighed and Found Too Light
A map of northern Chile, with the location of Cerro Paranal indicated
A map of northern Chile, with the location of Cerro Paranal indicated
Witnessing the Violent Birth of a Solar-type Star
Witnessing the Violent Birth of a Solar-type Star
A model of the New Technology Telescope
A model of the New Technology Telescope
Cover of Science in School 30 — Autumn 2014
Cover of Science in School 30 — Autumn 2014
Screenshot of ESOcast 67
Screenshot of ESOcast 67
 Wide-field view of the sky around the dark cloud Lupus 4
Wide-field view of the sky around the dark cloud Lupus 4
A wide-field view of the Gum 15 star formation region
A wide-field view of the Gum 15 star formation region
The very faint companion star to Iota Sagitarii seen with SPHERE
The very faint companion star to Iota Sagitarii seen with SPHERE
Visitor Centre Signing
Visitor Centre Signing
ESO Director General presenting at the visitor centre signing event
ESO Director General presenting at the visitor centre signing event
Donor of the Planetarium and Visitor centre presents
Donor of the Planetarium and Visitor centre presents
Annular groove phase mask
Annular groove phase mask
Paranal cleanroom
Paranal cleanroom
Library at HQ in Chile
Library at HQ in Chile
SN1987A Conference
SN1987A Conference
VLT Inauguration, 1996
VLT Inauguration, 1996
Blauuw and Heckman
Blauuw and Heckman
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope
VLT 3D model at the Paranal Visitor Centre
VLT 3D model at the Paranal Visitor Centre
Staff at the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Staff at the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The road to Klaverlei
The road to Klaverlei
Star separator for the VLT Interferometer under test at TNO
Star separator for the VLT Interferometer under test at TNO
The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO's Paranal Observatory
The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO's Paranal Observatory
Side-by-side comparison of ALMA observations and artist’s impression of the disc and gas streams around HD 142527
Side-by-side comparison of ALMA observations and artist’s impression of the disc and gas streams around HD 142527
IMAX Filming at Paranal
IMAX Filming at Paranal
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope and Chilicass
The ESO 1.52-metre telescope and Chilicass
Screenshot of ESOcast 46
Screenshot of ESOcast 46
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 observations
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 observations
ALMA Control Room
ALMA Control Room
Reflection in the UT4 primary mirror
Reflection in the UT4 primary mirror
Bochum 0.61-metre telescope
Bochum 0.61-metre telescope
Cerro Paranal, 1987
Cerro Paranal, 1987
VLT mirror handling
VLT mirror handling
Residencia exterior
Residencia exterior
ESO 3.6-metre telescope from the CAT
ESO 3.6-metre telescope from the CAT
Inauguration of Paranal Observatory, 1996
Inauguration of Paranal Observatory, 1996
Armazones site testing
Armazones site testing
The CAT dome being assembled
The CAT dome being assembled
Scene from October 1981
Scene from October 1981
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (interior view)
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (interior view)
Construction of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
Construction of the Coudé Auxiliary Telescope
The European Extremely Large Telescope cost meeting
The European Extremely Large Telescope cost meeting
The radio hut at La Silla
The radio hut at La Silla
Atlas Laboratory in 1973
Atlas Laboratory in 1973
Prince Philippe of Belgium
Prince Philippe of Belgium
Poster of Café & Kosmos 8 February 2012
Poster of Café & Kosmos 8 February 2012
Italian astronomer Franco Pacini
Italian astronomer Franco Pacini