VLT Observatory on Cerro Paranal

This aerial photo, obtained on December 8, 1996, shows the construction progress at the site of the VLT Observatory on Cerro Paranal. The image shows a close up of the telescope platform. Seen in front is the structure for the telescope control building. The low, white building is the Inteferometric Complex.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9642b
Type:Photographic
Release date:23 December 1996
Related releases:eso9642
Size:400 x 269 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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