A lonely Auxiliary Telescope

Almost lost stands this Auxiliary Telescope in the Atacama Desert, atop the Paranal Mountain. However, it is not alone at all. Three additional telescopes of the same size are close by and they all can work together to create the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI).

Credit:

G. Brammer/ESO

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Id:brammer14-2-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 September 2014, 10:07
Size:4712 x 3121 px

About the Object

Name:Auxiliary Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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