Tag Archives: La Silla

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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La Silla Nights

Image Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi. European Southern Observatory (ESO) ambassador Babak Tafreshi is at it again making us envious with this gem of an image of the ESO 3.6 meter telescope atop the La Silla Observatory. This observatory is … Continue reading

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Black Hole Startrails

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Yuri Beletsky. Like stars at the center of the Milky Way, these stars on the telescope appear to be orbiting a supermassive massive black hole. As they approach, they accelerate due to … 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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THE SCORPIONS STING

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) La Silla. At a distance of 800 light years, were fairly safe from the venomous sting of Scorpius.  That being said, this predatory arthropod that nests near the core of the galaxy … Continue reading

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NGC253 SCULPTOR GALAXY (ZOOM 1-2)

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/La Silla/IDA/Danish 1.5 m/ R. Gendler, U. G. Jørgensen, J. Skottfelt, K. Harpsøe. In the previous post I detailed dwarf galaxy ESO 540-31 in the Sculptor Group of Galaxies so let’s take some time and keep … Continue reading

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LA SILLA HAS A LOOK AT THE MILKY WAY’S TWIN

LA SILLA HAS A LOOK AT THE MILKY WAY’S TWIN Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) This beautiful image of spiral galaxy NGC 6744 comes from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla. This … Continue reading

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