VLT X-Shooter 2010 B

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XSHOOTER, is a new multi wavelength spectrograph at ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) on Cerro Paranal in the Chilean Andes. It is the first of the second-generation instruments at the VLT. Designed with three arms, XSHOOTER covers the spectrum of blue, visible and near-infrared light in one exposure, allowing astronomers to observe a range of cool and distant astronomical objects quickly and with great detail.  XSHOOTER was built by a consortium of Danish, French, Italian, and Dutch institutes in conjunction with ESO.



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Release date:8 June 2010, 12:09

About the Object

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


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