Night Sky at Paranal showing Laser Guide Star

The night sky over ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile. Two of the Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope appear on the left. One is using a laser guide star which appears as a beam of light. The four smaller telescopes at the lower-right are the Auxiliary Telescopes used for interferometry.

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Id:eucys-0537
Type:Photographic
Release date:27 March 2013, 12:00
Size:3888 x 2592 px

About the Object

Name:Auxiliary Telescopes, Laser Guide Star, Paranal, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope Interferometer
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky
• X - Paranal

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