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Latest ESO's Paranal Observatory Stories

Image 1 - VST Images Galaxy Blooming With New Stars
2011-12-15 10:45:29

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) has captured the beauty of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 253. The new portrait is probably the most detailed wide-field view of this object and its surroundings ever taken.

Image 1 - Vampire Star Reveals Its Secrets
2011-12-07 05:55:54

Astronomers have obtained the best images ever of a star that has lost most of its material to a vampire companion.

Spanish Crown Prince Visits ESO's Paranal Observatory
2011-11-28 11:48:36

On 24 November 2011 ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile was honored by a visit from Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Asturias.

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2011-08-03 06:25:00

ESO’s infrared survey telescope digs deep into star-forming regions in our Milky Way.

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2010-11-04 13:45:00

Stretching 100 kilometers through Chile’s harsh Atacama Desert, a newly inaugurated data cable is creating new opportunities at ESO’s Paranal Observatory and the Observatorio Cerro Armazones.

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2010-02-10 08:05:00

The Orion Nebula reveals many of its hidden secrets in a dramatic image taken by ESO’s new VISTA survey telescope.


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