XSHOOTER is the first of the second generation instruments at VLT. It it has been built by a Consortium of Institutes in Denmark, France, Italy and The Netherlands together with ESO.

Everything that is necessary to know about XSHOOTER toprepare a successful observing run will be posted in these pages.
XSHOOTER web-pages will be continuously updated.

Publications based on data obtained with XSHOOTER should quote the following reference paper: Vernet et al. 2011, A&A, 536A, 105.

Contact Information

  • Questions related to service mode observations and proposal preparation should be addressed to the User Support Department.
  • Questions related to visitor mode observations should be addressed to Paranal Science Operations
  • Please send us your comments, suggestions and report errors and inaccurate statements in the web pages and manuals.

Content of these pages

The following items are available on all the XSHOOTER pages, using the bar on the left.