UT4-YEPUN and SINFONI
Every day, before the observations start, each telescope undergoes a complete start up during which each of its function is checked, like a plane before take off. Here, Yepun, the fourth Unit Telescope, has been moved to a very low altitude, revealing the cell holding its main mirror and the SINFONI integral-field spectrograph.
About the Image
|Release date:||3 December 2009, 23:20|
|Size:||4849 x 4907 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument|
• X - Paranal