Opening NTT
Opening NTT
Paranal map and safety
Paranal map and safety
La Silla map and safety
La Silla map and safety
Inside the VLT Yepun Telescope
Inside the VLT Yepun Telescope
Winter starry landscape
Winter starry landscape
Martian landscape
Martian landscape
The first European antenna
The first European antenna
Sunset at Paranal
Sunset at Paranal
Antenna pad construction work on Chajnantor, in front of an ALMA antenna
Antenna pad construction work on Chajnantor, in front of an ALMA antenna
Solargraphy at La Silla
Solargraphy at La Silla
APEX Image Calendar, June 2010 — ...and then all the sky energy gathers in this little mirror...
APEX Image Calendar, June 2010 — ...and then all the sky energy gathers in this little mirror...
Snowy ESO Headquarters*
Snowy ESO Headquarters*
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Armazones by night
E-ELT site testing — Cerro Armazones by night
The system around HR 8799
The system around HR 8799
Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught
Cosmic Bubble NGC 6781
Cosmic Bubble NGC 6781
ANTU Enclosure under construction
ANTU Enclosure under construction
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
NTT mirror being washed
NTT mirror being washed
ALMA night testing
ALMA night testing
A Kite in the Southern Sky
A Kite in the Southern Sky
The Aftermath of a Massive Star's Death in Vela
The Aftermath of a Massive Star's Death in Vela
ALMA Antennas at OSF
ALMA Antennas at OSF
Paranal Residencia
Paranal Residencia
Laser at Yepun
Laser at Yepun
The Carina Nebula
The Carina Nebula
ALMA Transporters
ALMA Transporters
The Gum 29 nebula
The Gum 29 nebula
The Gum 29 nebula
The Gum 29 nebula
A Dark Filament in Scattered Light
A Dark Filament in Scattered Light
Shooting a Laser at the Galactic Centre *
Shooting a Laser at the Galactic Centre *
The double asteroid Antiope
The double asteroid Antiope
The VISTA Camera
The VISTA Camera
 Alpha Centauri and the Southern Cross
Alpha Centauri and the Southern Cross
The Brown Dwarf Object 2M1207 and GPCC
The Brown Dwarf Object 2M1207 and GPCC
Chandra Deep Field South (Detail)
Chandra Deep Field South (Detail)
Io
Io
The VLT Array on the Paranal Mountain
The VLT Array on the Paranal Mountain
Messier 68
Messier 68
FORS Deep Field near Q0103-260
FORS Deep Field near Q0103-260
ALMA and APEX
ALMA and APEX
Spooky OSF
Spooky OSF
Stairway to the skies
Stairway to the skies
ALMA Operations Center
ALMA Operations Center
Ultra HD Expedition day 3 - Babak Tafreshi in action
Ultra HD Expedition day 3 - Babak Tafreshi in action
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Comet McNaught over the Pacific Ocean
Night-time in Paranal
Night-time in Paranal
Road to Cerro Armazones
Road to Cerro Armazones
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA Laser at the VLT
PARLA Laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
PARLA laser at the VLT
Wide-field view of the sky around the planetary nebula Fleming 1
Wide-field view of the sky around the planetary nebula Fleming 1
A rabbit
A rabbit
Atacama Desert in bloom
Atacama Desert in bloom
ALMA Operations Support Facility
ALMA Operations Support Facility
Working on the ALMA antennas
Working on the ALMA antennas
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 253
Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 253
The GRAAL main assembly (detail)
The GRAAL main assembly (detail)
View of GRAAL as seen from the telescope.
View of GRAAL as seen from the telescope.
Flying over the ALMA Site: The Array Operations Site
Flying over the ALMA Site: The Array Operations Site
Working inside Kueyen
Working inside Kueyen
European ALMA antenna brings total on Chajnantor to 16
European ALMA antenna brings total on Chajnantor to 16
The ALMA Operations Support Facility
The ALMA Operations Support Facility
The detectors of OmegaCAM
The detectors of OmegaCAM
Electric Supercar at Paranal
Electric Supercar at Paranal
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
Electric Supercar on the VLT Platform
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
ALMA Antennas at the OSF
Outreach Group of the Astronomy Institute at Universidad Católica del Norte
Outreach Group of the Astronomy Institute at Universidad Católica del Norte
An Auxiliary Telescope Waiting for Sunset
An Auxiliary Telescope Waiting for Sunset
Atoms-for-Peace: a galactic collision in action*
Atoms-for-Peace: a galactic collision in action*
Close-up view of the sky around the star HD 10180
Close-up view of the sky around the star HD 10180
Night at Paranal Observatory
Night at Paranal Observatory
Cerro Armazones at Sunset
Cerro Armazones at Sunset
VLT at Paranal
VLT at Paranal
The galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217 lensing SMM J2135-0102
The galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217 lensing SMM J2135-0102
NGC 300 X-1 in the spiral galaxy NGC 300
NGC 300 X-1 in the spiral galaxy NGC 300
Starry Night at ALMA
Starry Night at ALMA
ESO Headquarters
ESO Headquarters
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
The ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla
Enclosures in moonlight
Enclosures in moonlight
Cosmic Birds: The Eagle and Swan Nebulae
Cosmic Birds: The Eagle and Swan Nebulae
KUEYEN Observing
KUEYEN Observing
The Rosette Nebula: A Cosmic Rose
The Rosette Nebula: A Cosmic Rose
ANTU Enclosure
ANTU Enclosure
ALMA Transporter Opening Ceremony
ALMA Transporter Opening Ceremony
La Silla
La Silla
Auxillary Telescopes
Auxillary Telescopes
Moving an ALMA Antenna
Moving an ALMA Antenna
Weather balloons on Paranal in support of the E-ELT
Weather balloons on Paranal in support of the E-ELT
Shell around V445 Puppis (October 2006)
Shell around V445 Puppis (October 2006)
Shell around V445 Puppis (December 2005)
Shell around V445 Puppis (December 2005)
Shell around V445 Puppis (March 2005)
Shell around V445 Puppis (March 2005)
Around the nova V445 Puppis
Around the nova V445 Puppis
Titan's surface
Titan's surface
Simultaneous Views of Titan's Surface and Atmosphere
Simultaneous Views of Titan's Surface and Atmosphere
NACO Images of Titan's Surface
NACO Images of Titan's Surface
Titan Surface Projections
Titan Surface Projections
Quasar (24.5 mag ;z~4) in MS 1008 Field
Quasar (24.5 mag ;z~4) in MS 1008 Field
White Dwarf Stars in Globular Cluster NGC 6397
White Dwarf Stars in Globular Cluster NGC 6397
VLT at Paranal
VLT at Paranal
Central Star Cluster in NGC3603
Central Star Cluster in NGC3603
Lensed Quasar MG0414+0534
Lensed Quasar MG0414+0534
Colour rendering of Tarantula Nebula in LMC
Colour rendering of Tarantula Nebula in LMC
Colour rendering of Orion Nebula area
Colour rendering of Orion Nebula area
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
Galaxy Cluster Abell 370
Aerial View of the ESO Headquarters in Garching
Aerial View of the ESO Headquarters in Garching
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
 La Silla - Evening
La Silla - Evening
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
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
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
Flags at ESO Headquarters
Flags at ESO Headquarters
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
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