The Visible & Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
J. P. Emerson , W. J. Sutherland , A. M. McPherson ,
S. C. Craig , G.B. Dalton , A. K. Ward 
 Astronomy Unit, Queen Mary University of London, UK;  Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK;
Vista’s 4-metre primary mirror and 1.65-degree diameter infrared field of view feeds a 64 megapixel (0.34" pixel) camera. Rapid deep IR (0.85–2.3µm) imaging surveys will both select objects for follow-up with the VLT, and directly study a wide variety of astronomical topics.
 UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh, UK;  Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, CCLRC, Didcot, UK
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