UT 1 Recoated

The cell of the primary mirror (M1) is being reinstalled at the VLT's Antu telescope (Unit Telescope 1, or UT1) after a mirror recoating. The 45-tonne M1 cell is moved into the enclosure of the telescope with the yellow platform lift. This recoating of UT1 took place on 24 November 2010.

Credit:

P. Zidar/ESO

About the Image

Id:pzidar_paranal_lv-15
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 July 2011, 15:27
Size:4000 x 3000 px

About the Object

Name:VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Early Universe : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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