Milky Way above Paranal
Milky Way above Paranal
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
Opening Ceremony of the ALMA Transporters
Opening Ceremony of the ALMA Transporters
ALMA antennas
ALMA antennas
The Laser Guide Star for the VLT
The Laser Guide Star for the VLT
Seagull's egg in desert
Seagull's egg in desert
ANTU Enclosure rotating
ANTU Enclosure rotating
ALMA Transporter
ALMA Transporter
The Heart of a Powerful Telescope *
The Heart of a Powerful Telescope *
Paranal under the northern and southern sky
Paranal under the northern and southern sky
The Laser Guide Star on the VLT
The Laser Guide Star on the VLT
ESO 3.6-metre telescope
ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The Carina Nebula
The Carina Nebula
Cerro Paranal
Cerro Paranal
Vitacura Office: Front View
Vitacura Office: Front View
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
Aerial view of Paranal Observatory
An ALMA antenna arrives on the plateau of Chajnantor for the first time
An ALMA antenna arrives on the plateau of Chajnantor for the first time
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The Globular Cluster Omega Centauri(MAD/VLT)
The Globular Cluster Omega Centauri(MAD/VLT)
Imaging Titan with a Tunable Filter
Imaging Titan with a Tunable Filter
Titan, the Enigmatic Moon, and Huygens Landing Site
Titan, the Enigmatic Moon, and Huygens Landing Site
Images of Titan on November 20, 25 and 26, 2002 Through Five Filters (VLT YEPUN + NACO)
Images of Titan on November 20, 25 and 26, 2002 Through Five Filters (VLT YEPUN + NACO)
The HARPS spectrograph
The HARPS spectrograph
High-Resolution Spectrum of the Star HD100623 (Raw)
High-Resolution Spectrum of the Star HD100623 (Raw)
Chandra Deep Field South (Detail)
Chandra Deep Field South (Detail)
View of NTT Peak
View of NTT Peak
Tarantula Nebula
Tarantula Nebula
Cluster of Galaxies-1ESO657-55 (V-band)
Cluster of Galaxies-1ESO657-55 (V-band)
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
First VLT Excursion into Deep Space
First VLT Excursion into Deep Space
The Unusual Quasar HE 2347-4342
The Unusual Quasar HE 2347-4342
Omega Centauri
Omega Centauri
First Results from the KiDS Survey (visible light)
First Results from the KiDS Survey (visible light)
The secret below Paranal
The secret below Paranal
Armazones and Murphy
Armazones and Murphy
APEX putting on a show
APEX putting on a show
Flags at ESO Headquarters
Flags at ESO Headquarters
Clear night
Clear night
Very Large Telescope in daylight
Very Large Telescope in daylight
Star trails over La Silla
Star trails over La Silla
Eye on the sky
Eye on the sky
An alien light
An alien light
Sunset at ALMA's Operations Support Facility
Sunset at ALMA's Operations Support Facility
Unveiling the Dark Regions of the Universe with ALMA
Unveiling the Dark Regions of the Universe with ALMA
The Hexacopter
The Hexacopter
A Long and Dusty Road
A Long and Dusty Road
the Chajnantor Plateau
the Chajnantor Plateau
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory
Aerial view of La Silla Observatory
E-ELT vs. Allianz Arena
E-ELT vs. Allianz Arena
Galactic backdrop
Galactic backdrop
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (daytime)
Architect’s rendering of the new ESO Headquarters Extension (daytime)
Looking down at VISTA's mirror
Looking down at VISTA's mirror
The Moon over La Silla
The Moon over La Silla
 Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
Snow at the Chajnantor plateau
Front End Service Vehicles
Front End Service Vehicles
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Cryogenic "Catering Truck" Comes to the ALMA Observatory
Cryogenic "Catering Truck" Comes to the ALMA Observatory
A European Antenna Moved to the ALMA OSF at night
A European Antenna Moved to the ALMA OSF at night
Sunset over Paranal *
Sunset over Paranal *
A European Antenna for ALMA
A European Antenna for ALMA
Working on a European Antenna
Working on a European Antenna
On the VLT Platform
On the VLT Platform
On the VLT Platform at Night
On the VLT Platform at Night
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (I)
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (I)
Neighbourhood of SN 1987A
Neighbourhood of SN 1987A
Site testing at Cerro Armazones
Site testing at Cerro Armazones
View from Cerro Armazones
View from Cerro Armazones
Sun and Moon on Armazones
Sun and Moon on Armazones
APEX Image Calendar, November 2010 — Vicuñas and Licancabur
APEX Image Calendar, November 2010 — Vicuñas and Licancabur
The VLT *
The VLT *
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Details of the VISTA Galactic Centre image
Details of the VISTA Galactic Centre image
The Globular Cluster NGC 104
The Globular Cluster NGC 104
ALMA Transporter on way to Chile
ALMA Transporter on way to Chile
E-ELT vs. VLT
E-ELT vs. VLT
Layers in the ground revealed at Chajnantor
Layers in the ground revealed at Chajnantor
The High-Mass Protostars IRS 9A-C
The High-Mass Protostars IRS 9A-C
The Andromeda Galaxy
The Andromeda Galaxy
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Cassegrain cage
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope Cassegrain cage
NTT mirror cleaning
NTT mirror cleaning
ESO 3.6-metre telescope
ESO 3.6-metre telescope
The ALMA Observatory (artist's impression)
The ALMA Observatory (artist's impression)
Council at Paranal
Council at Paranal
The system Gliese 667 (Artist’s impression)
The system Gliese 667 (Artist’s impression)
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
Evolution of the Atmosphere of Titan
Evolution of the Atmosphere of Titan
Spiral Galaxy NGC 7424 and SN2001ig
Spiral Galaxy NGC 7424 and SN2001ig
Map of Titan's Surface Features
Map of Titan's Surface Features
Titan Observed Through Nine Different Filters on November 26, 2002
Titan Observed Through Nine Different Filters on November 26, 2002
The Trapezium Cluster
The Trapezium Cluster
Quasar HE 1013-2136 with Tidal Tails
Quasar HE 1013-2136 with Tidal Tails
Quasar HE 1013-2136 with Tidal Tails
Quasar HE 1013-2136 with Tidal Tails
R Coronae Australis Complex
R Coronae Australis Complex
R Coronae Australis Complex (detail)
R Coronae Australis Complex (detail)
Planetary Nebula Hen 2-428
Planetary Nebula Hen 2-428
Centre of Galaxy Cluster MS1008.1-1224
Centre of Galaxy Cluster MS1008.1-1224
FORS1 mounted at ANTU
FORS1 mounted at ANTU
Galaxy Cluster CL2244-02 with Gravitational Arcs
Galaxy Cluster CL2244-02 with Gravitational Arcs
A Strange Supernova with a Gamma-Ray Burst
A Strange Supernova with a Gamma-Ray Burst
A Strange Supernova with a Gamma-Ray Burst
A Strange Supernova with a Gamma-Ray Burst
FORS1 First Light - Distant cluster of galaxies
FORS1 First Light - Distant cluster of galaxies
First Images from VLT Science Verification Programme
First Images from VLT Science Verification Programme
Art exhibit at ALMA
Art exhibit at ALMA
 Art exhibit at ALMA
Art exhibit at ALMA
Art exhibit at ALMA
Art exhibit at ALMA
ALMA and surroundings
ALMA and surroundings
ALMA's dramatic home
ALMA's dramatic home
AT4
AT4
A desert refuge
A desert refuge
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters in Garching near Munich
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters in Garching near Munich
 VISTA views the Trifid and reveals hidden variable stars (wider field view)
VISTA views the Trifid and reveals hidden variable stars (wider field view)
Telescope in the middle of nowhere
Telescope in the middle of nowhere
Milky Way at the Residencia
Milky Way at the Residencia
Heavy lifter at work
Heavy lifter at work
Headquarters extension in a mirror ball
Headquarters extension in a mirror ball
In View of our Cool Universe
In View of our Cool Universe
Scenic Viewing
Scenic Viewing
Surface map of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations (annotated)
Surface map of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations (annotated)
Penitentes 2
Penitentes 2
Penitentes 2
Penitentes 2
Scenic Viewing
Scenic Viewing
Star Trails Above the VLT
Star Trails Above the VLT
OSF Antennas Panorama
OSF Antennas Panorama
VLT domes at night
VLT domes at night
Simulation of gas cloud being ripped apart by the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way
Simulation of gas cloud being ripped apart by the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way
ESO Very Large Telescope
ESO Very Large Telescope
Revealing a hidden Universe
Revealing a hidden Universe
Building the VLT
Building the VLT
Aerial view of ESO headquarters
Aerial view of ESO headquarters
One of the four Unit Telescopes of the VLT in its dome
One of the four Unit Telescopes of the VLT in its dome
ALMA view of the Antennae Galaxies
ALMA view of the Antennae Galaxies
The star cluster NGC 2100 in context
The star cluster NGC 2100 in context
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
The first ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
VLT´s Auxiliary Telescopes Opening
VLT´s Auxiliary Telescopes Opening
Hubble image of the distance-record galaxy UDFy-38135539
Hubble image of the distance-record galaxy UDFy-38135539
An asteroid that has split due to rotational fission (artist’s impression)
An asteroid that has split due to rotational fission (artist’s impression)
Sunrise at the VLT Platform
Sunrise at the VLT Platform
The Dome of the Paranal Residencia
The Dome of the Paranal Residencia
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (II)
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (II)
Distant view of Chajnantor
Distant view of Chajnantor
Detailed annotated view of a section of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Detailed annotated view of a section of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Infrared/visible comparison of an extract from the VISTA Orion Nebula image
Infrared/visible comparison of an extract from the VISTA Orion Nebula image
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
ANTU (UT1) and AT1
ANTU (UT1) and AT1
Magellanic Clouds ― Irregular Dwarf Galaxies
Magellanic Clouds ― Irregular Dwarf Galaxies
The Double Cluster in Perseus
The Double Cluster in Perseus
ANTU Enclosure - 1998
ANTU Enclosure - 1998
Paranal Platform - 1996
Paranal Platform - 1996
The Jewel Box cluster and the Coalsack Nebula
The Jewel Box cluster and the Coalsack Nebula
Galactic Centre and Black Hole
Galactic Centre and Black Hole
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
The ALMA Antenna Transporter
Nebula around SN1987A
Nebula around SN1987A
VISTA at Paranal
VISTA at Paranal
Map of Titan's Surface
Map of Titan's Surface
AO-corrected Image of a 17.5-magnitude Star
AO-corrected Image of a 17.5-magnitude Star
Stellar cluster and star-forming region M 17
Stellar cluster and star-forming region M 17
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-113
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-113
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-132
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-132
Centaurus A – Field 1 (Shell)
Centaurus A – Field 1 (Shell)
Bright Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster
Bright Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster
Cluster of galaxies CL0053-37 in NGC 300 field
Cluster of galaxies CL0053-37 in NGC 300 field
The Solar Corona
The Solar Corona
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108 (Detail)
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108 (Detail)
Detail of N119 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Detail of N119 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Galaxy Cluster MS1008.1-1224
Galaxy Cluster MS1008.1-1224
Very Distant Galaxy Cluster EIS0046-2930
Very Distant Galaxy Cluster EIS0046-2930
Enclosures under Construction
Enclosures under Construction
UT Enclosures in the Evening Light
UT Enclosures in the Evening Light
The star that exploded on February 23 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
The star that exploded on February 23 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Last colour photo before the supernova explosion in LMC
Last colour photo before the supernova explosion in LMC
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes
ESO Vitacura office entrance at night
ESO Vitacura office entrance at night
Access to Armazones
Access to Armazones
VISTA views the Trifid and reveals hidden variable stars
VISTA views the Trifid and reveals hidden variable stars
Trifid Nebula in visible light
Trifid Nebula in visible light
Sexy silhouette
Sexy silhouette
Visiting comet
Visiting comet
Fire in the sky
Fire in the sky
Aerial view of the Garching Campus
Aerial view of the Garching Campus
Aerial view of the Garching Campus
Aerial view of the Garching Campus
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
Aerial view of the ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters seen from above
ESO Headquarters seen from above
ESO Headquarters seem from above
ESO Headquarters seem from above
ESO Headquarters seen from above
ESO Headquarters seen from above
Garching Science Campus seen from above
Garching Science Campus seen from above
ESO Headquarters seen from above
ESO Headquarters seen from above
Garching seen from above
Garching seen from above
The star cluster Westerlund 1 and the positions of the magnetar and its probable former companion star
The star cluster Westerlund 1 and the positions of the magnetar and its probable former companion star
Time-lapse bot ready
Time-lapse bot ready
Residencia Panorama
Residencia Panorama
Lots of "Cool Stuff" at ALMA
Lots of "Cool Stuff" at ALMA
UHD team members test equipment at Paranal
UHD team members test equipment at Paranal
Atacama Night
Atacama Night
Chajnantor Plateau
Chajnantor Plateau
Fiery Sundown
Fiery Sundown
An Extraordinary Universe
An Extraordinary Universe
VLT under a clear night
VLT under a clear night
Startrails hanging over La Silla
Startrails hanging over La Silla
Vitacura guesthouse from above
Vitacura guesthouse from above
Clouds over Paranal
Clouds over Paranal
VST enclosure at Paranal
VST enclosure at Paranal
ALMA correlator
ALMA correlator
Panoramic of Paranal basecamp
Panoramic of Paranal basecamp
Paranal staff
Paranal staff
Spectrum
Spectrum
Dome light
Dome light
Powerhouses
Powerhouses
Residencia Entrance
Residencia Entrance
CO2 cleaning of mirrors at the VLT
CO2 cleaning of mirrors at the VLT
ALMA assembly site
ALMA assembly site
ALMA 360 degree panorama
ALMA 360 degree panorama
VLT panorama
VLT panorama
Unit Telescope of the VLT
Unit Telescope of the VLT
A Plant at the VLT AT
A Plant at the VLT AT
Opening of the NTT
Opening of the NTT
The white penitents
The white penitents
Integration lab
Integration lab
Optical Cleanroom
Optical Cleanroom
ALMA panorama
ALMA panorama
Cover of The Messenger No. 149
Cover of The Messenger No. 149
The Atacama Desert in bloom
The Atacama Desert in bloom
Under the Large Magellanic Cloud
Under the Large Magellanic Cloud
VLT Unit Telescope
VLT Unit Telescope
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla Observatory
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla Observatory
ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor Plateau
ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor Plateau
ALMA antennas
ALMA antennas
Construction of an ALMA antenna
Construction of an ALMA antenna
ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
ALMA antennas on Chajnantor
Planetary Conjunction over Paranal
Planetary Conjunction over Paranal
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS
The President of the Czech Republic on the VLT Platform
The President of the Czech Republic on the VLT Platform
ALMA is taking shape at the AOS
ALMA is taking shape at the AOS
Watching the Sunset at Cerro Armazones
Watching the Sunset at Cerro Armazones
Working on the VST
Working on the VST
Artist’s impression of a young galaxy accreting material
Artist’s impression of a young galaxy accreting material
Arp 22 Stretches Out
Arp 22 Stretches Out
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (III)
The E-ELT grows on Cerro Armazones (III)
From the Atacama Desert, straight to the Centre of our Galaxy
From the Atacama Desert, straight to the Centre of our Galaxy
View of the Chajnantor plateau
View of the Chajnantor plateau
Highlights of the HAWK-I infrared image of Messier 83
Highlights of the HAWK-I infrared image of Messier 83
Partial lunar eclipse from the VLT platform
Partial lunar eclipse from the VLT platform
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