View of the first MACAO-VLTI facility at Paranal

On April 18, 2003, a team of engineers from ESO celebrated the successful accomplishment of "First Light" for the MACAO-VLTI Adaptive Optics facility on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory (Chile). This is the second Adaptive Optics (AO) system put into operation at this observatory.

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Id:eso0313a
Type:Photographic
Release date:13 May 2003
Related releases:eso0313
Size:815 x 702 px

About the Object

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

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