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 is now in place and supported by the spiders. (Photo obtained on March 12, 1998).

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ESO

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Id:eso9812f
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 March 1998
Related releases:eso9812
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About the Object

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

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