Building the VLT

The first of the four VLT's 8.2-metre main mirrors (M1s) is being transported on its cell to be installed inside the Antu Telescope (UT1), in 1998.

Credit:

ESO/P. Gray

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Id:im15fa_1_2-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:16 March 2012, 17:29
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About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
• X - Paranal

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