The 10-square-degree QUEST camera, installed inside the 1.0-metre ESO Schmidt telescope at La Silla.
In 2009, the ESO 1.0-metre Schmidt telescope at La Silla was awakened from an 11 year slumber. The telescope had been decommissioned in 1998 after completing a photographic survey of the southern hemisphere. It has now been given a new life with the installation of Yale University’s 160 megapixel QUEST camera
About the Image
|Release date:||25 July 2013, 17:46|
|Size:||487 x 365 px|
About the Object
|Name:||ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory|