European Southern Observatory (ESO) suite of telescopes located in the mountains of Chile’s Atacama Desert, which is one of the driest places on Earth, take
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The beautiful image of dust, is from of the region surrounding the reflection nebula Messier 78 (NGC 2068), just to the north of Orion’s Belt. When
Astronomers using the new still under construction observatory Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), have discovered that planets orbiting the star Fomalhaut must be much smaller
Construction has now started on the worlds largest telescope. In this video you can see how the planned 80-foot Giant Magellan Telescope will look after
Two new and powerful research tools are helping astronomers gain key insights needed to transform our understanding of important processes across the breadth of astrophysics.
Fix your camera to a tripod and you can record graceful trails traced by the stars as planet Earth rotates on its axis. If the
Having all four of the Unit Telescopes (UTs) working as one telescope observing the same object was a major step in the development of the
A spectacular image of a dense gas cloud forming a generation of new stars has been captured on the official opening of the most complex
Recorded last week, this dawn portrait of snowy mountain and starry sky captures a very rare scenario. The view does feature a pristine sky above
As the Sun sets in the north-western sky above the Chilean Atacama Desert, astronomical work is about to begin. This is home to ESO’s Very