HAWK-I at VLT

The HAWK-I instrument mounted on the telescope's Nasmyth (side) port. HAWK-I is attached on Yepun, Unit Telescope number 4 of ESO's Very Large Telescope and saw First Light on the night of 31 July 2007. HAWK-I covers about 1/10th the area of the Full Moon in a single exposure. It is uniquely suited to the discovery and study of faint objects, such as distant galaxies or small stars and planets.

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ESO/H.H.Heyer

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Tipi:Fotografik
Data e Publikimit:Dhj 3, 2009, 23:19 CET
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Emri:HAWK-I
Tipi:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Kategori:La Silla

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