Telescopes at ESO's first site in Chile: the La Silla Observatory

The Swiss 1.2-metre Leonhard Euler Telescope (front) and the ESO 3.6-metre telescope (rear) at ESO's La Silla observatory. La Silla, in the southern part of the Atacama Desert of Chile was ESO's first observation site. The site is set 2400 metres above sea level, providing excellent observing conditions.

Credit:

ESO/S. Lowery

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Id:lowery-lasilla-1
Type:Photographic
Release date:6 November 2013, 14:00
Related releases:eso1346
Size:5760 x 3840 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 3.6-metre telescope, La Silla, Swiss 1.2-metre Leonhard Euler Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:La Silla

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