The VLT interferometer

This image shows staff working on the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI). The VLTI is a complex optical instrument which combines the light coming from several Unit Telescopes or Auxiliary Telescopes, allowing for more precise observations than are possible using a single telescope.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:pif663_1-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:2 August 2000, 12:04
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

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

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