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ESO Top 100 app for iPhone and iPad

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Entertainment Education
Developer: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Current version: 2.0.1, last update: 1 year ago
First release : 25 Mar 2011
App size: 48.89 Mb

Feel the Universe at your fingertips and access a universe of knowledge with the ESO Top 100 Images, which brings users a selection of the best astronomy images taken by a suite of the world’s most advanced ground-based telescopes from the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Astonishing views of distant galaxies and nebulae, amazing night-sky landscapes, first-class telescopes with lasers shooting into the sky transform the iPad into an exciting window to the Universe.


- The 100 most astonishing astronomy images from ESO
- Ready to use as wallpapers.
- Slideshow play mode, with chill-out music!
- Captions with additional information just a tap away.

The ESO Top 100 Images app is an open source app designed and developed by ESO with Víctor R. Ruiz ( The project coordinator is Lars Holm Nielsen (ESO). The app includes creative commons music from the Greek group Zero Project.