ISAAC

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.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:isaac_startup_1_dec2004
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:3408 x 2307 px

About the Object

Name:ISAAC
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
• X - Paranal

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