Construction of the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope building at La Silla

Construction of the building for the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope (GPO) telescope, at La Silla, in 1967. The GPO was finally installed at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in 1968, after eight years of service in the site testing activities in South Africa.

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ESO/F. Middelburg

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Id:lasilla-construct-fm4
Type:Photographic
Release date:5 July 2011, 18:58
Size:4785 x 3315 px

About the Object

Name:Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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