Construction of VLT UT2

The mechanical assembly of the second 8.2-m VLT Unit Telescope. Here, one half of the heavy centrepiece of the telescope structure is being lifted into place. (Photo obtained on 29 January 1998).

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ESO

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Id:eso9807f
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 February 1998
Related releases:eso9807
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About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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