The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy — VISTA

The VISTA telescope in its dome. It has a main mirror that is 4.1 metres across, being by far the largest telescope in the world dedicated to surveying the sky at near-infrared wavelengths.

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Dave Jones/ESO

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Release date:19 December 2013, 10:01
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Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
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