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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.
The governing body of the European Southern Observatory, the ESO Council, has approved ESO’s budget for 2012.
Astronomers have obtained the best images ever of a star that has lost most of its material to a vampire companion.
ESO's Very Large Telescope has picked up the fastest rotating star found so far. This massive bright young star lies in our neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, about 160 000 light-years from Earth.
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.
On Saturday 15 October, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) opened the doors of its headquarters in Garching bei München, Bavaria, Germany, to the public.
At a ceremony Thursday in Santiago, Chile the Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfredo Moreno and ESO’s Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, signed an agreement regarding the European Extremely Large Telescope.
A team of European astronomers has used ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) to track down a star in the Milky Way that many thought was impossible.
Observations from ESOâ€™s Very Large Telescope have shed light on the power source of a rare vast cloud of glowing gas in the early Universe.
A huge image, from the new VLT Survey Telescope (VST) and its camera OmegaCAM at ESO's Paranal Observatory, shows a triplet of bright galaxies in the constellation of Leo (The Lion).
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