The VLT Interferometer at Paranal

The layout of the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) on the observing platform at the summit of Cerro Paranal, with the locations of the main components (8.2-m Unit Telescopes; Auxiliary Telescope (AT) rail tracks and observing stations; Delay Line tunnel; Beam Combination (Interferometric) Laboratory) indicated. The E0-G0 and E0-G1 configurations (baselines) used for observations of Alpha Centauri A and Alpha Centauri B are shown.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0307c
Type:Chart
Release date:15 March 2003
Related releases:eso0307
Size:933 x 701 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Paranal

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