VLT M1 Production at Schott

Production of the VLT primary mirrors at the Schott company in Germany. The liquid yellow glowing glass is cooled down over several weeks under controlled conditions. This picture was obtained in February 1993.

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Id:vlt_m1_13-fev1993
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:4852 x 5079 px

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

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