VLT Survey Telescope

This state-of-the-art 2.6-m telescope is with the ESO VLT on Cerro Paranal, a perfect location for ground-based astronomical observations. It is be equipped with an enormous 268-megapixel camera called OmegaCAM that is be the successor of the very successful Wide Field Imager (WFI) installed at the 2.2-m MPG/ESO Telescope on La Silla.

Credit:

ESO/V.Castelo

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Id:castelo-paranal-10
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 April 2013, 14:45
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About the Object

Name:VLT Survey Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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