Installation of the VISTA camera

The VISTA camera is brought into alignment with other elements of the telescope. Located some 1.5km from the peak where the VLT sits, VISTA will survey the sky for objects of interest glowing in the near-infrared part of the spectrum.

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Name:VIRCAM, Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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