Tag Archives: Chile

Emerald Lake

Image credit & copyright: Yuri Beletsky. Ever been to Chile’s Atacama Desert? I haven’t as of yet but Yuri Beletsky sure has and for years he’s been providing incredible imagery of the region. In this image we see our imposing … Continue reading

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Southern Milky Way above ALMA

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Babak Tafreshi. Located 5,058 meters (16,597 ft.) high on the Chajnantor Plateau in Chile’s Atacama Desert (The driest desert in the world) sits the most powerful radio telescope as well as the most … Continue reading

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The Beauty of NGC 1398

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (SEO) Very Large Telescope (VLT). Roughly 65 million light years is the 130,000 light year diameter spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1398. As is usually the case, its name hides the true beauty … Continue reading

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Visitor at the Very Large Telescope (VLT)

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/Alex Tudorica. What a beautiful image of the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at Paranal in Chile’s Atacama Desert. As you look at the detail in the night sky, you notice that you don’t see the vast … Continue reading

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ALMA on Watch

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Babek Tafreshi. I can’t get enough of these ALMA images.  Behind the closest antenna, the Milky Way galaxy rises vertically overhead and off in the distance like two snowballs on a glass … Continue reading

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Cosmic Jets and a Cloudy Existence

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) New Technology Telescope (NTT) at La Silla Observatory, Chile. What do you do when your local region of the universe is glum and cloudy; you create some color! Within this region of … Continue reading

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Stars Everywhere

Image Credit & Copyright: Alex Tudorica Dark skies, calm waters and a keen eye set the stage for this incredible image from Alex Tudorica.  In Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, (yes the same desert that houses some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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