VLT primary mirror

This image shows engineers working on the primary mirror of one of the VLT Unit Telescopes. The mirror is 8.2 metres in diameter, and is coated with reflective aluminium.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:pif065_1-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 November 1999, 04:17
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

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

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