Working on a VLT secondary mirror

This image shows staff working on the secondary mirror of one of the VLT Unit Telescopes. The secondary mirror is around 1 metre in diameter, and reflects light gathered by the primary mirror towards the telescope's instruments.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:pi0f55_1-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:2 December 1999, 09:43
Size:960 x 1280 px

About the Object

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

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