The VLT points up into the Milky Way

A 360º panorama of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). The bright yellow lines pointing up into the Milky Way are the lasers used by the telescope's adaptive optics system, which compensates for the blurring effects of Earth's atmosphere.

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Credit:

M. Cabral/ESO

About the Image

Id:ESO_Paranal_360_Marcio_Cabral_Chile_10-CC
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 July 2019, 12:18
Size:25786 x 12893 px
Field of View:360° x 180°

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:360 Panorama
Paranal

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