The VISTA Secondary Mirror arriving at Paranal

The VISTA Secondary Mirror approaching the telescope enclosure (horizon centre) on a flatbed truck on the final stretch of its journey from LZOS in Russia where it was polished. The VLT and VST enclosures are seen on the left horizon.

Credit:

VISTA/ESO

About the Image

Id:vista-m2-arriving
Type:Photographic
Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:2718 x 2112 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal
• X - Survey Telescopes

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