The VISTA optical design in schematic form

The main mirror wraps around the camera and the secondary appears at the upper-right. The three blue corrector lenses can be seen and the detectors appear at the lower left

Credit:

VISTA/ESO

About the Image

Id:vista-optics-cutaway
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:1063 x 1004 px

About the Object

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

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