VLT mirror shipped to Chile

This image shows one of the 8.2-metre VLT primary mirrors being loaded onto a ship at the harbour of Le Havre in France, in October 1997, en route to Chile.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:ship-m1-4-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 March 2012, 17:51
Size:4224 x 2816 px

About the Object

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

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