VISTA FOV Comparison

A comparison of the field of view of the VISTA infrared camera with other IR cameras, both in space and on the ground. The Moon is also shown for scale. The VISTA field is much wider than that of any comparable camera.

Credit:

VISTA/ESO

About the Image

Id:vista_fov_comparison
Type:Collage
Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:1272 x 766 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Illustrations
Survey Telescopes

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