Mirror Installed on First VLT Unit Telescope

A dramatic phase of the operation. The Zerodur mirror hangs above its transport box, supported by the Mirror Handling Tool in the MMB. The interface cups are well visible. (Photo obtained on April 12, 1998).

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Id:eso9813i
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 April 1998
Related releases:eso9813
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Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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