La Silla Site Search

In 1964, Heckmann and Muller explored a variety of potential sites for the ESO Observatory in the Andes Mountains in Chile. In this image we see Heckmann, the driver, Mrs. Heckmann, and Muller with El Gigante in the background.

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ESO/J.Roesch

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Id:site-search-heckmann
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:4855 x 3205 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• X - La Silla

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