Paranal sunset

A setting Sun over the Pacific ocean casts its final rays towards one of the Very Large Telescope's (VLT) 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes. Located at ESO's Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, the VLT consists of four Unit Telescopes and four 1.8-metre Auxiliary Telescopes.

Credit:

A. Caproni/ESO

About the Image

Id:vlt_5997-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:20 November 2015, 13:23
Size:4288 x 2848 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal, Very Large Telescope, VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Light Phenomenon : Sunrise-Sunset
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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