Installation of the M2 unit

The final phases of the assembly work on the first VLT 8.2-m Unit Telescope (UT1) at Paranal. The M2 Unit, on the telescope floor and protected in its handling device, is ready to be lifted to the Nasmyth platform. (Photo obtained on March 10, 1998).

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Id:eso9812a
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 March 1998
Related releases:eso9812
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Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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