Mirror Installed on First VLT Unit Telescope

After having been removed from the M1 cell, the concrete dummy mirror rests on its special support system, under the Mirror Handling Tool in the MMB. Like the real Zerodur mirror, the dummy is only 17.5 cm thick. (Photo obtained on April 9, 1998).

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Id:eso9813c
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 April 1998
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Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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