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Fish-Eye View of La Silla Telescopes Shown in UHD

A fulldome/fish-eye view of La Silla Observatory showing a number of telescopes around the site, many used by ESO Member States for targeted projects. Taken during the ESO Ultra HD Expedition.

In centre view (at about 6 o'clock) is the Danish 1.54-metre telescope. Shown also are the 3.58-metre New Technology Telescope (NTT) and the ESO 3.6-metre telescope (at about 11 o'clock), as well as the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (at about 12 o'clock).

The Milky Way is seen to stretch overhead in all its brilliance.

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Id:uhd_img7796pv2_cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:9 May 2014, 16:00
Related announcements:ann14035
Size:9077 x 9077 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla, Milky Way
Type:• Milky Way
• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Galaxies
• X - La Silla
• X - Fulldome

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