Danish 1.54-metre telescope
The Danish 1.54-metre telescope was built by Grubb-Parsons, and has been in use at La Silla since 1979. It is equipped with the Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC) spectrograph/camera that is similar in concept and in layout to ESO's EFOSC2 attached to the ESO 3.6-metre telescope.
The picture was taken by Malte Tewes, an astronomer from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland.
About the Image
|Release date:||20 June 2013, 15:04|
|Size:||2000 x 3008 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Danish 1.54-metre telescope, La Silla|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|
• X - La Silla