Looking down at VISTA's mirror

The 4.1 metre mirror of the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy, VISTA, on Paranal. The entrance lens of the giant infrared camera is visible at the centre, under the structure that supports the secondary mirror.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eucys-0546
Type:Photographic
Release date:23 March 2012, 14:45
Size:2592 x 3888 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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