ISAAC, the Infrared Spectrometer And Array Camera, is mounted on Antu, the first VLT Unit Telescope. This instrument analysis the infrared light with wavelength from 1 to 5 microns. It can both take images and disperse the light in spectra. The instrument's optics and detector are kept at very low temperature in a vacuum vessel.
About the Image
|Release date:||3 December 2009, 23:20|
|Size:||3408 x 2307 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument|
• X - Paranal