Yepun and the Laser Guide Star

The beam of the Laser Guide Star system, on the ESO Very Large Telescope's Unit Telescope 4 (named Yepun), shoots into the impressive night sky, crossed by the Milky Way, on Cerro Paranal.

Credit:

Dave Jones/ESO

About the Image

Id:dave-jones-7
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 December 2013, 10:32
Size:3264 x 4928 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Paranal, Laser Guide Star, Milky Way
Type:• Milky Way
• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Milky Way
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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