Paranal Observatory: Taking the Bus to the Mountain Top
Paranal Observatory: Taking the Bus to the Mountain Top
Paranal Observatory: Unit Telescope no. 1
Paranal Observatory: Unit Telescope no. 1
Installation of the UT2 Baseframe
Installation of the UT2 Baseframe
Aligning the UT1 Intermediate Structures
Aligning the UT1 Intermediate Structures
A Generating Set for VLT
A Generating Set for VLT
A Power-generating Set for VLT
A Power-generating Set for VLT
The Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object
The Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
Extremely Distant Minor Planet 1992 QB1
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Swiss Astronaut Claude Nicollier visits Paranal Observatory
Hard work at the construction site
Hard work at the construction site
Armazones road construction site
Armazones road construction site
Wide-field view of part of the Taurus star formation region
Wide-field view of part of the Taurus star formation region
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl
The dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl
The MUSE instrument attached to the Very Large Telescope
The MUSE instrument attached to the Very Large Telescope
Second adaptive thin shell mirror delivered to ESO
Second adaptive thin shell mirror delivered to ESO
Harsh conditions at the APEX control building
Harsh conditions at the APEX control building
ALMA’s view of the outflow associated with the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
ALMA’s view of the outflow associated with the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
An Extraordinary Universe
An Extraordinary Universe
Annular Groove Phase Mask
Annular Groove Phase Mask
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dave-jones-3
Cover of The Messenger No. 152
Cover of The Messenger No. 152
ESA’s astronaut Pedro Duque addresses the audience at ESO
ESA’s astronaut Pedro Duque addresses the audience at ESO
Royal visit to Paranal
Royal visit to Paranal
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schmidt-plate-insp-pizz
M1 Shipment to VLT, 1993
M1 Shipment to VLT, 1993
Peeking into SEST
Peeking into SEST
Madsen and Blauuw
Madsen and Blauuw
Tarenghi Speech
Tarenghi Speech
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Sky Atlas Laboratory
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 symposium, July 1994.
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
The VLT at Paranal Observatory
President Piñera inspects ALMA hardware
President Piñera inspects ALMA hardware
Map of the positions of thousands of galaxies in the VIPERS survey
Map of the positions of thousands of galaxies in the VIPERS survey
ALMA Correlator
ALMA Correlator
 The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
The new PARLA laser in operation at ESO’s Paranal Observatory
Delivery of the VLT Schott Mirror, 1993
Delivery of the VLT Schott Mirror, 1993
Performers and crew from AIDA Night of the Proms 2012 visit ESO’s Headquarters
Performers and crew from AIDA Night of the Proms 2012 visit ESO’s Headquarters
ESO 1-metre telescope
ESO 1-metre telescope
Japanese ALMA antenna
Japanese ALMA antenna
Dutch 0.9-metre telescope, 1979
Dutch 0.9-metre telescope, 1979
Dusk at La Silla
Dusk at La Silla
Architectural model of the planned ESO Vitacura offices
Architectural model of the planned ESO Vitacura offices
Wide-field view of the sky around the globular star cluster Messier 55
Wide-field view of the sky around the globular star cluster Messier 55
ESO Headquarters Extension under Construction
ESO Headquarters Extension under Construction
VLT mirror shipped to Chile
VLT mirror shipped to Chile
Inauguration of the ESO Chile headquarters in Santiago’s Vitacura district
Inauguration of the ESO Chile headquarters in Santiago’s Vitacura district
Otto Heckmann at the La Silla Observatory
Otto Heckmann at the La Silla Observatory
A new Schmidt Plate
A new Schmidt Plate