MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla

The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla has been in operation since early 1984 and is on indefinite loan to ESO from the Max Planck Gesellschaft. Operation and maintenance of the telescope is the responsibility of ESO. The telescope (which is a fork mounted Ritchey-Chretien) was built by Zeiss and has been in use at La Silla since 1984. It is equipped with WFI, FEROS and GROND.

Credit:

ESO/C. Madsen

About the Image

Id:lso-mpg-2point2
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:22
Size:560 x 708 px

About the Object

Name:MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - La Silla

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