Peeking inside a UT

Its enclosure opens to reveal the structure and secondary mirror of one of the four 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes (UT) that comprise ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT). Located at Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, the VLT is the flagship facility for European ground-based astronomy.

Credit:

ESO/A. Ghizzi Panizza (www.albertoghizzipanizza.com)

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Id:dsc2356-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:28 October 2015, 11:10
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Name:Paranal, Very Large Telescope, VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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