Washing mirrors

Dust accumulates over time on mirrors´ surfaces, absorbing and diffusing some of the light that should be focused on the instruments, so periodical cleaning is needed.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:faut-pas-rever021
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 April 2013, 15:56
Size:2304 x 3072 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:Paranal

Image Formats

Large JPEG
1.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
383.1 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
231.8 KB
1280x1024
333.9 KB
1600x1200
432.7 KB
1920x1200
474.0 KB
2048x1536
602.2 KB

 

Also see our