La Silla

Rare Images of Red Sprites Captured at ESO

At the ESO's observatories located high in the Atacama Desert of Chile, amazing images of distant objects in the Universe are…

9 years ago

What Is This Empty Hole In Space?

What may appear at first glance to be an eerie, empty void in an otherwise star-filled scene is really a…

9 years ago

Zodiacal Light Over ESO’s La Silla Observatory

We don't put much stock in astrology or horoscopes here at Universe Today, but there's one thing related to the…

11 years ago

A Cosmic Seagull’s Star-Studded Wings

Bright stars and vast clouds of dust and gas illuminate the "wings" of the Seagull Nebula (ESO) These glowing red…

11 years ago

Makemake’s Mysteriously Missing Atmosphere

Artist's impression of the surface of Makemake, a dwarf planet beyond Pluto (ESO/L. Calçada/Nick Risinger) It turns out there's no…

12 years ago

Take a Gander at a Cosmic Gull

The head and "eye" of the Seagull Nebula (ESO) This colorful new image from ESO's La Silla Observatory highlights the…

12 years ago