Tag Archives: Very Large Telescope

The Glow from Afar

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). Roughly 65 million light years is the 130,000 light year diameter spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1398. As is usually the case with catalogs, its generic name hides the true beauty of … 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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The Triangulum Galaxy In Focus

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Very Large Telescope (VLT). In this post we’re going to detail the beautiful Triangulum galaxy which gets its name from being the prominent galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. In this image, captured by … 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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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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Zodiacal Light Season is Upon Us: Take a Shot at the “False Dawn”

Image Credit & Copyright: Gerhard Hudepohl of the Milky Way Galaxy and Zodiacal Light over one of the auxiliary telescopes at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert, Paranal, Chile (Links below). Who knows what we’re looking at … Continue reading

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VERY LARGE TELESCOPE SEES A DIAMOND IN THE SKY

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT). This beautiful catch is from the ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert of Chile and it shows a beautiful chance alignment in the southern constellation … Continue reading

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