Central Star Cluster in NGC3603
Central Star Cluster in NGC3603
Lensed Quasar MG0414+0534
Lensed Quasar MG0414+0534
Colour rendering of Orion Nebula area
Colour rendering of Orion Nebula area
Colour rendering of Tarantula Nebula in LMC
Colour rendering of Tarantula Nebula in LMC
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
Aerial View of the ESO Headquarters in Garching
Aerial View of the ESO Headquarters in Garching
Across a salt lake to ALMA
Across a salt lake to ALMA
The Paranal family
The Paranal family
The effect of Gegenschein
The effect of Gegenschein
Composite of X-ray and visible light views of a distant cluster of galaxies
Composite of X-ray and visible light views of a distant cluster of galaxies
Laser Guide Star at the VLT
Laser Guide Star at the VLT
Original ESO Headquarters building from above
Original ESO Headquarters building from above
Road to ALMA
Road to ALMA
La Silla Observatory
La Silla Observatory
Residencia and the VLT
Residencia and the VLT
Venus and Mars above the crescent Moon
Venus and Mars above the crescent Moon
Cerro Armazones and the shadow of Paranal
Cerro Armazones and the shadow of Paranal
VLT platform at sunset
VLT platform at sunset
Unit Telescope 1
Unit Telescope 1
ALMA Transporter with antenna
ALMA Transporter with antenna
A sign along the road
A sign along the road
An artificial star is born
An artificial star is born
Christoph tests UHD equipment at Paranal
Christoph tests UHD equipment at Paranal
Ultra HD Expedition day 5: starry night over the VLT
Ultra HD Expedition day 5: starry night over the VLT
Four of the Stunning ALMA Antennae
Four of the Stunning ALMA Antennae
ALMA antennas on display
ALMA antennas on display
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
Japanese ALMA antenna
Japanese ALMA antenna
Annotated map of VISTA’s view of the centre of the Milky Way
Annotated map of VISTA’s view of the centre of the Milky Way
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes under the Orion Constellation
VLT Auxiliary Telescopes under the Orion Constellation
Auxiliary telescopes at ESO's Paranal Observatory
Auxiliary telescopes at ESO's Paranal Observatory
A 7-metre ALMA antenna on a transporter
A 7-metre ALMA antenna on a transporter
ALMA antenna transported to Chajnantor
ALMA antenna transported to Chajnantor
Assembled E-ELT mirror segments undergoing testing
Assembled E-ELT mirror segments undergoing testing
One of the launch telescopes for the VLT Four Laser Guide Star Facility
One of the launch telescopes for the VLT Four Laser Guide Star Facility
Close-up view of the star HD 85512
Close-up view of the star HD 85512
Closing in on a giant space blob
Closing in on a giant space blob
ESO's New Compact Laser Guide Star Unit Tested
ESO's New Compact Laser Guide Star Unit Tested
ESO's New Compact Laser Guide Star Unit Tested
ESO's New Compact Laser Guide Star Unit Tested
Opening NTT
Opening NTT
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
Cerro Armazones before the E-ELT
Cerro Armazones before the E-ELT
Around NGC 1788
Around NGC 1788
The Fornax dwarf galaxy
The Fornax dwarf galaxy
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
ANTU Enclosure rotating
ANTU Enclosure rotating
Seagull's egg in desert
Seagull's egg in desert
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)
Titan, the Enigmatic Moon, and Huygens Landing Site
Titan, the Enigmatic Moon, and Huygens Landing Site
Imaging Titan with a Tunable Filter
Imaging Titan with a Tunable Filter
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)
High-Resolution Spectrum of the Star HD100623 (Raw)
High-Resolution Spectrum of the Star HD100623 (Raw)
The HARPS spectrograph
The HARPS spectrograph
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
Nearby wonders
Nearby wonders
Star Circles and the VLT
Star Circles and the VLT
Artist's impression of the unique rocky comet C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS)
Artist's impression of the unique rocky comet C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS)
ALMA beneath the stars
ALMA beneath the stars
Full Moon over the Atacama
Full Moon over the Atacama
Paranal's Hidden Oasis
Paranal's Hidden Oasis
Wild Visitor to Paranal
Wild Visitor to Paranal
Paranal Above The Clouds
Paranal Above The Clouds
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Aerial View of ESO Headquarters
Portuguese astrophotographer visits ESO Observatories in Chile
Portuguese astrophotographer visits ESO Observatories in Chile
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT)
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT)
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
Sun and Moon on Armazones
Sun and Moon on Armazones
View from Cerro Armazones
View from Cerro Armazones
Site testing at Cerro Armazones
Site testing at Cerro 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
Hunter of the night
Hunter of the night
ANTU,  KUEYEN, MELIPAL and YEPUN
ANTU, KUEYEN, MELIPAL and YEPUN
Milky Way at the Residencia
Milky Way at the Residencia
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Milky Way at the Residencia
Milky Way at the Residencia
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Petroglyphs around La Silla
Petroglyphs around La Silla
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Night Sky Gems over the Very Large Telescope
Lunar illumination
Lunar illumination
Glittering galactic bulge
Glittering galactic bulge
Snowy Scene atop Chajnantor
Snowy Scene atop Chajnantor
La Silla's Rocky Landscape
La Silla's Rocky Landscape
Moonlit La Silla
Moonlit La Silla
Cerro Armazones
Cerro Armazones
Part of the Coalsack Nebula
Part of the Coalsack Nebula
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
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
An ALMA Antenna
An ALMA Antenna
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-132
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-132
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-113
Sky Field with OGLE-TR-113
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 (Detail)
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108 (Detail)
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108
Infrared Wide Angle View of RCW 108
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
Last colour photo before the supernova explosion in LMC
Last colour photo before the supernova explosion in LMC
The star that exploded on February 23 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
The star that exploded on February 23 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
E-ELT's future home
E-ELT's future home
La Silla under the arch
La Silla under the arch
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