Assembling the ESO 1-metre telescope

The ESO 1-metre telescope was the first telescope installed at the La Silla Observatory, in 1966. It was used until 1994 as a photometric telescope, both in the visible with a single channel photometer, and in the infrared with an InSb photometer and a bolometer. Since 1994 it has been fully dedicated to the DENIS project.

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Id:6312_nl55bc_14
Type:Photographic
Release date:9 April 2013, 11:49
Size:1772 x 1193 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 1-metre telescope, Historical Image, Netherlands, Rotterdam
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
• X - La Silla

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