The VST inauguration

The latest telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile — the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) was inaugurated 6 December 2012 at the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) Observatory of Capodimonte, in Naples, Italy. Shown in this photograph taken at the ceremony are, from left to right, Roberto Tamai (ESO), Massimo Della Valle (INAF-OAC Director), Luigi De Magistris (Mayor of Naples), Giovanni F. Bignami (INAF President), Massimo Capaccioli (VST Principal Investigator), Bruno Leibundgut (ESO) and Pietro Schipani (VST Project Engineer). 

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ESO/Enrico Cascone (INAF-OACN)

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Release date:6 December 2012, 16:00
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Name:VLT Survey Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
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