2.2-m telescope at La Silla.
The 2.2-m telescope at La Silla in the Chilean desert has been in operation since early 1984 and is on indefinite loan to ESO from the Max Planck Gesellschaft. Operation and maintenance of the telescope is the responsibility of ESO. The telescope (which is a fork mounted Ritchey-Chretien) was built by Zeiss and has been in use at La Silla since 1984. It is equipped with WFI, FEROS and GROND.
About the Image
|Release date:||31 March 2010, 17:05|
|Size:||2000 x 3008 px|
About the Object
|Name:||MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|
• X - La Silla