La Silla observatory early construction

Explosions level the site during the construction of La Silla Observatory, in the mountains of the IV Region of Chile, during the late 1960’s. La Silla is the ESO´s first observatory and, since it was built, it is one of the premier ground-based observatories in the world.

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Id:6506_cl08af_34
Type:Photographic
Release date:9 April 2013, 10:13
Size:1162 x 1772 px

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Name:La Silla
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
• X - La Silla

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