The Milky Way galaxy may have a clean and "tidy" galactic neighbor. Researchers have gotten a closer look at IC1613, a dwarf galaxy in the constellation of Cetus.
The discovery of a metal-poor star, a rare relic from the Milky Way is shedding new light on the early universe.
A newly installed instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope may tell scientists quite a bit about black holes.
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured the aftermath images of a cosmic collision that occurred 360 million years ago.
ESO astronomers have discovered a giant, dying star that is releasing massive amounts of gas and dust as it approaches the final stages of its life.
Scientists have discovered the hottest and most massive double star to date.
Scientists have captured the Coalsack Nebula in new, spectacular detail with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-Meter Telescope.
ESO's Wide Field Imager has captured a spectacular, new image of a rose-colored star forming region Messier 17.
Scientists may have discovered a new, mid-sized black hole, which is huge in the world of astronomy. Before now, researchers have only spotted black holes in two sizes: supermassive and tiny.
Scientists have captured a spectacular new image of the Prawn Nebula, reveal bright blue stars that cause the nebula's gas clouds to glow. The new picture reveals a bit more about this object in the universe.
A spectacular new image reveals sibling stars in an open star cluster. The new picture, which was captured with ESO's Wide Field Image, shows an amazing display of stars located about 3,000 light-years away.
Scientists have snapped some of the sharpest images to date with ESO's Very Large Telescope. Now, they've caught what appears to be an aging star giving birth to a butterfly-like planetary nebula.