Image credit: ESO/B. Bailleul
Uploader comment: This VLT image of the Thorís Helmet Nebula was taken on the occasion of ESOís 50th Anniversary, 5 October 2012, with the help of Brigitte Bailleul ó winner of the Tweet Your Way to the VLT! competition. The observations were broadcast live over the internet from the Paranal Observatory in Chile.