Evening view of Paranal and the VLT

An evening view of the observing platform on Cerro Paranal and the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). In the foreground is one of the four 1.8-metre Auxiliary Telescopes (ATs). In the background are the three other ATs, and the four giant 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes (UTs). Image taken in March 2009.

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About the Image

Id:paranal-vlt-even-03
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:4368 x 2912 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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