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Very Large Telescope at Sunrise

This stunning wide angle image shows ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) as the sun rises over the site at Paranal in Chile's Atacama Desert.

Visible here are the four unit telescopes with mirrors 8.2 metres in diameter and the four moveable 1.8-metre diameter Auxiliary Telescopes.

Credit:

John Colosimo (colosimophotography.com)/ESO

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About the Image

Id:colosimo-130703-001
Type:Photographic
Release date:30 July 2013, 10:33
Size:7943 x 3029 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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