Mirror Installed on First VLT Unit Telescope

The air cushion carriage with the M1 Cell and the first 8.2-m Zerodur mirror slides through the Mirror Maintenance Building (MMB) door on its guide tracks. (Photo obtained on April 16, 1998).

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Id:eso9813n
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 April 1998
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Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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