XSHOOTER is the first of the second-generation instruments of the VLT. It has been built by a Consortium of institutes in Denmark, France, Italy, and The Netherlands together with ESO.

Publications based on data obtained with XSHOOTER should quote the reference paper: Vernet et al. 2011, A&A, 536A, 105.

Contact Information

  • Questions related to service-mode observations and proposal preparation should be addressed to the User Support Department.
  • Questions related to visitor-mode observations should be addressed to Paranal Science Operations.
  • Please send us your comments, suggestions, and report errors and inaccurate statements in the web pages and manuals.

Content of these pages

The following items are available on the XSHOOTER pages: