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.

Credit:

ESO/M. Tewes

About the Image

Id:tewes-9861
Type:Photographic
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

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