The HELIOS instrument at the ESO 3.6-metre telescope in Chile

HELIOS is an instrument that was installed in April 2018 to feed sunlight via fibre optics to the HARPS (High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher) spectrograph on the ESO 3.6-metre telescope.

This view shows the first light data as it appeared to astronomers in the control room.

Credit:

ESO/X. Dumusque

About the Image

Id:ann18033d
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 May 2018, 11:00
Related announcements:ann18033
Size:4608 x 3456 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Category:La Silla

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