MOONS: the Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph

This conceptual engineering drawing shows MOONS, a unique new instrument for ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT). MOONS will be able to tackle some of the most compelling astronomical questions such as probing the structure of the Milky Way and tracing how stars and galaxies form and evolve.

Credit:

ESO/MOONS Consortium

About the Image

Id:ann14072a
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 September 2014, 15:00
Related announcements:ann14072
Size:5000 x 3125 px

About the Object

Name:MOONS
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Category:Paranal

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