Components of the Active Phasing Experiment (APE)

Components of the Active Phasing Experiment (APE). APE is designed to validate technologies for accurate alignment of the segmented mirror of the forthcoming European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), by testing them on the Very Large Telescope (VLT). Image taken in May 2006.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso_e-elt-ape_may2006
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:4368 x 2912 px

About the Object

Name:APE
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
• X - E-ELT

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