Earthquake Proof!

The seismic isolation test bed at ESO's Garching test facility. Both the lateral and the vertical components of the earthquake acceleration are significantly diminished through this isolation device, offering protection to both dome and telescope on the E-ELT.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:mcpherson-fig2
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 July 2013, 16:58
Size:3900 x 3156 px

About the Object

Name:European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:E-ELT

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