SPHERE being prepared for first light

An engineer is working on the complex optics and electronics of the SPHERE instrument, shortly before it was installed and achieved successful first light in May 2014.

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ESO

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Id:eso1417e
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 June 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1417
Size:3840 x 2160 px

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Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Category:Paranal

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