Cleaning the VLT's primary mirror

Staff clean the 8.2-metre mirror of one of the Very Large Telescope's Unit Telescopes at Paranal Observatory. This helps maintain the quality of observations between recoatings.

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ESO

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Id:p1000101-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:18 March 2012, 21:14
Size:3240 x 4320 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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