VLT 8.2-m Zerodur Mirror Inspection

The first photo of the inspection of the VLT 8.2-m Zerodur mirror (M1) after arrival. It shows the mirror in its box on December 18, 1997, now within the Mirror Maintenance Building (MMB), and moments after the cover had been removed. During the ensuing careful inspection of the complete mirror surface, no damage was detected.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9734a
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 December 1997
Related releases:eso9734
Size:1024 x 768 px

About the Object

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

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