MASCOT Image Gallery
MASCOT in place on Paranal
|This is a picture of MASCOT in Cerro Paranal Observatory in Chile, on the roof of the meteorological hut of VLT|
Images of the SkyHere are some examples of pictures taken with MASCOT, showing different phenomena detectable by the instrument (images by Sylvain Rondi). Click to enlarge the images.
|A little cloudy sky with full moon, that is saturated and provokes a circular reflection|
|Clouds under the moonlight on a more clouded night|
|This is an atmospheric phenomenon named Gravito-Acoustic Waves. It's due to emission in the high atmosphere (mainly OI, OII, OII, OH, Na).|
|Bright meteors and shooting stars are often seen in MASCOT images, as you can see on this pictures|