The 1-metre Schmidt telescope at La Silla

The newly built ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. The hoisting machine is used to place unexposed photographic plates or take out them out after the observation had been made. This picture was taken in 1971.

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Id:ehpa-11-014
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 May 2012, 17:15
Size:2841 x 2163 px

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Name:ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope, La Silla
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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