The VLT interferometer

This image shows the interferometric tunnel of the VLT Interferometer (VLTI). The VLTI allows the light of several VLT Unit Telescopes or Auxiliary Telescopes to be combined together, giving performance equivalent to a much larger telescope. 

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ESO

About the Image

Id:pi0565_1_2-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:2 August 2000, 12:03
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

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

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