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A Guiding Star - A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope, located …

A Guiding Star - A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope, located …

A Guiding Star - A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope, located …

ESO - yb_vlt_milkyway_cc - Group Portrait of the VLT with the Galaxy

A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope

UT4 and the AOF at work. The four Laser Guide Stars Facility points to the skies during the first observations using the AOF-equipped MUSE instrument.

First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal - The 4 Laser Guide

A Guiding Star - A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope, located …

potw1447 — Picture of the Week

potw1448 — Picture of the Week

UT4's laser beam crosses the majestic southern sky and creates an artificial star at an altitude of 90 km high in the Earth's mesosphere. The Laser Guide ...

The beam of the Laser Guide Star system, on the ESO Very Large Telescope's Unit Telescope 4 (named Yepun), shoots into the night on Cerro Paranal.

Laser Guide Star Sweeps Across a Starry Sky A powerful laser beam from ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) paints the night sky over the Chilean Atacama Desert ...

The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal Observatory

A Guiding Star - A solitary laser beam cuts through the night sky. It streaks upwards from Unit Telescope 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope, located …

Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos. The 4.2m William Herschel Telescope Canary adaptive optics system was used together with the ESO laser guide star ...

potw1705 — Picture of the Week

potw1549 — Picture of the Week

A remarkable waiting room

The Wendelstein laser was developed at ESO's laser labs in the years 2005–2009. It uses the same technologies as those licensed later in 2010 to TOPTICA and ...

The most powerful laser guide star system in the world sees first light at the Paranal

The entire arc of the Milky Way, full of gas, dust, star clusters and emission nebulae, makes a luminous background for the ESO-operated Very Large ...

Schematic view of the Four Laser Guide Star Facility on the ESO VLT

ESO VLT Laser Guide Stars

ESO's Very Large Telescope, the flagship facility for European ground-based astronomy, celebrates its 20th anniversary today. The first of the VLT's Unit ...

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ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has achieved first light with a new adaptive optics mode called laser tomography — and has captured remarkably sharp test ...

Taken from inside the dome of the fourth Unit Telescope of ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT), this spectacular shot captures the VLT's Laser Guide Star (LGS) ...

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The Unit Telescope 4 (Yepun) of ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has now been transformed into a fully adaptive telescope. After more than a decade of ...

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Inside the UT4 of the Very Large Telescope, part of the Adaptive Optics Facility, the four Laser Guide Stars Facility, point to the skies during the first ...

According to the current paradigm of star formation, material flows along ...

... to get all three in the same image, but the 2.6 meter VLT Survey Telescope (VST) has a 268 megapixel camera, making it a snap to take a family portrait:

Glistening against the awesome backdrop of the night sky above ESO_s Paranal Observatory, four laser beams project out into the darkness from Unit Telescope ...

In this view inside ESO's Very Large Telescope array (VLT) Unit Telescope 3, VIMOS — the VIsible Multi-Object Spectrograph — can be seen to the left and ...

Picture of the Week 2014

ESO VLT Platform at Cerro Paranal elevation 2,635 m (8,645 ft)

Picture of the Week 2015

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured a

Photographed here by ESO Photo Ambassador Petr Horálek, the unmistakable tendrils of multiple red sprites ...

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The faint light extending up from the horizon just below centre of this photo is known

In a remote place like a desert, faraway from light polluted cities, the Milky Way can reach a level of brightness enough to project a smooth shadow of a ...

The white dwarf (right) stripping mass from the brown dwarf.

VLT infographic

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ESO European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

Laser guide star - Image: One of the launch telescopes for the VLT Four Laser

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Spectacular improvement in the sharpness of MUSE images

The powerful lasers of the AOF. “

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Laser guide star - Image: Laser Meets Lightning

The coupling of the AOF and MUSE forms one of the most advanced and powerful technological systems ever built for ground-based astronomy.

This image is unreal — literally! Rather than being a single picture, it was

Auxiliary telescopes, VLT, Paranal, Chile

This image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope

This Auxiliary Telescope at the Very Large Telescope (VLT), located at the Paranal

Laser Guide Star at the VLT

Take a look at the image displayed here [click to redshiftenate]. Every object you see there is a galaxy, a collection of billions of stars.

Laser pointer

In the foreground we can see the open dome and powerful green laser from William Herschel Telescope (WHT) pointing high, up to the zenith, ...

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STELLAR SCIENCE: The Kepler Mission's Untold Legacy

Carpenter even described Dark Star as “Waiting for Godot in space,” the 1953 minimalist play by Samuel Beckett about two vagabonds waiting by a dead tree ...

Credit: ESO/WFI (Optical); MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. (Submillimetre); NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray)

Image: Using images from ESO's Very Large Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered never-before-seen structures within ...

The moon has inspired over the centuries not only astronomers and scientists, but also poets, painters, writers and musicians, such as Beethoven who wrote ...

Laser guide star - Image: The first 22 watt sodium laser of the Adaptive Optics

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Four pillars of light from the 4 Laser Guide Star Facility on ESO's Very Large Telescope

The moon has inspired over the centuries not only astronomers and scientists, but also poets, painters, writers and musicians, such as Beethoven who wrote ...

10 - Earth - China + Korea + Japan - Notice the disparity between South and North Korea (see North, over the Southern tip of Japan). DMSP, OLS; NOAA, NGDC, ...

ESO Annual Report 2015

[Click to galactinate, or grab the cosmic 3700 x 2600 pixel version.]

Image: This is an artist's impression of the TRAPPIST-1 system, showcasing all seven planets in various phases. When a planet transits across the disk of ...

Artist's impression of the glowing disc of material around the white dwarf SDSS J1228+1040

A false-color infrared image of a young star showing outflowing jets as green beams of shocked gas (actually two of the stars in this image have jets).

ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets

What we get out of all this is the best image of the surface and atmosphere of any star other than our own.

This unique object was discovered on October 19, 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawai`i. Subsequent observations from Gemini, ESO's ...

Scientists think “kissing” double stars will either merge or become black holes

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Facebook was never ephemeral, and now its Stories won't have to be – TechCrunch

ESO's latest facility upgrade features four new TOPTICA guide star lasers on Cerro Paranal

The glowing jumble of gas clouds visible in new image make up a huge stellar nursery

OGLE-2013-SN-079: A Lonely Supernova Consistent with a Helium Shell Detonation