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.
Scientists have used the MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in order to create the first complete 3D view of the famous Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula.
Scientists have caught the best ever 3D glimpse of the universe with the help of the MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope.
ESO's Very Large Telescope has captured a spectacular new image of the cometary globule CG4, which glows in fiery reds and oranges in the photo. This faint object is actually a nebula, and was first spotted in 1976.
A new image from ESO seems to be missing a few stars.
The ESO Cosmic Gems program is coming out with some spectacular images. And it's not all that surprising that Messier 47 is the target of one of these images. This open cluster sports bright, hot blue stars that shine against the backdrop of space.