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Introduction to the European Southern Observatory

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is a scientific research organisation for astronomy.

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This factsheet describes the telescopes commissioned and operated by ESO, including VLT, VISTA and VST, ELT and ALMA, plus a suite of other smaller telescopes at its sites in Chile.

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