The VLT Test Camera

The VLT test-camera on the platform of the nasmyth focus. The circular structure to the left is the adaptor-rotator, onto which all instruments for for the telescope are being mounted. During observations it will turn the instrument and thus compensates the field rotation.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

About the Image

Id:testcameradec2004
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:3386 x 2277 px

About the Object

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

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