A rather large telescope

ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) is made up for four 8.2-metre telescopes, known as the Unit Telescopes, which are assisted by four smaller telescopes, the Auxiliary Telescopes. In this image, Unit Telescope 1 is seen gazing up at the Milky Way.

Credit:

J. C. Muñoz/ESO

About the Image

Id:MilkyWay_UT1_hires-CC
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 December 2018, 17:30
Size:6239 x 5500 px

About the Object

Name:VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:Paranal

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