Paranal from the Mountainside

ESO Photo Ambassador Babak Tafreshi at ESO's Paranal site. Here is home to ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), the world’s most advanced ground-based facility for astronomy. Shown here is the 4.1-metre Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA), a survey telescope working at infrared wavelengths, and is by far the largest telescope in the world dedicated to surveying the sky at near-infrared wavelengths.

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Id:uhd_img_0803
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 January 2014, 15:52
Size:4631 x 3346 px

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Name:Cerro Paranal, Paranal, Photo Ambassador, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• Unspecified : People
• X - People and Events
• X - Paranal

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