Tag Archives: Chile

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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ALMA in Zodiacal Light

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/B. Tafreshi. What a stunning quality image by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) photographer, Babak Tafreshi. Six of the sixty-six massive radio antennas that make up the Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array or “ALMA” radio observatory can … Continue reading

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Small Eyes to the Big Universe

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Yuri Beletsky. High atop the Paranal Observatory at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert of Chile, one of four 1.8 meter Auxiliary Telescopes (AT’s) raises its eyes to some … Continue reading

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Comet & Meteor Dance Before the Universe

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Photo Ambassador, Petr Horalek. Here’s another incredible image of C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy that’s sailing on through the inner solar system as we speak.  The main event may be over but if you … Continue reading

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