Structure support

The telescope tube consists of a steel structure supporting at the bottom the primary mirror (M1) in its cell, and at the top the M2 Unit by means of metallic beams called "spiders".

Credit:

ESO/C. Malin

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Id:malin_8965
Type:Photographic
Release date:11 April 2013, 11:37
Size:2832 x 4256 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope

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