You can zoom in the Unit Telescopes, Auxiliary Telescopes, the VLT Survey Telescope (VST), Cerro Armazones (home of the ELT) and even the distant volcano Llullaillaco (at an amazing distance of 190 km from Paranal). On extremely clear days the magnificent 6739-metre volcano Llullaillaco is visible in the background of this photograph.Note that the Moon at times can be so bright that night almost looks like day. It is an amazing 190 kilometres away on the border with Argentina.
967 Lakeshore Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451 Incline Beach has a nice sandy beach and swimming area if you need to jump in the water to cool off.
Web cameras have been placed at many of the ESO sites, allowing anyone to see ESO’s advanced telescopes in action in one of the driest deserts in the world at any time.
The 24/7 live transmission from the webcams offers multiple streams that are not to be missed: The live webcam offers high-resolution views of the Very Large Telescope observing platform.
Warped mirrors wrap around you, reflecting a few scattered lights, which bounce off the smooth gray floor.
Small alcoves on either side feature a total of four screens, each playing video works.