VLT at Paranal

The 8.2 metre VLT Unit Ttelescopes at Paranal Observatory use some of the strongest lasers ever created for a laser guide star system. The Laser Guide Star (LGS) is part of the VLT’s Adaptive Optics system. In the middle of the image, we see a nice edge side view of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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About the Image

Id:ut4interno-CC
Type:Photographic
Release date:1 August 2019, 09:00
Size:7360 x 4912 px

About the Object

Name:Laser Guide Star, VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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