Southern Light shines on the 8.2-m VLT Mirror

As the ship's central hold is opened, the box with the third VLT 8.2-m mirror is illuminated by the southern sun for the first time.

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Id:eso9906b
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 February 1999
Related releases:eso9906
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About the Object

Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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