The Paranal observing platform in Chile

Auxiliary Telescope number two on its way to another station in the VLTI array. The delicate and expensive instrument travels on rails steered by joystick in the hands of the following engineer.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

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Id:esopia00102sites
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
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Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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