Panorama inside the dome

This 360 degree panorama shows the inside of the VLT Unit Telescope 3 - named Melipal. ESO's Very Large Telescope is the world's most advanced optical instrument, consisting of four Unit Telescopes with main mirrors of 8.2m diameter and four movable 1.8m diameter Auxiliary Telescopes. The four Unit Telescopes are named after names of objects in the sky in the Mapuche (Mapudungun) language.

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About the Image

Id:ut3-ins-pan
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 April 2013, 11:46
Size:15236 x 7618 px

About the Object

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

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