Repurposing the Danish 0.5-metre telescope

This photograph offers a rare view from inside the Danish 0.5-metre telescope, hosted at ESO's La Silla Observatory in northern Chile. The decommissioned telescope has been repurposed as a tool for astrophotography by attaching a consumer camera to its focus.

Credit:

ESO/A. Ghizzi Panizza (www.albertoghizzipanizza.com)

About the Image

Id:agp3916-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 November 2015, 09:09
Size:6016 x 4016 px

About the Object

Name:Danish 0.5-metre telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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