Moon dome

Though smaller than their Unit Telescope neighbours, the Auxiliary Telescopes at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile are still hefty displays of engineering. This one is closed up while the sky is still light but, come nightfall, the observing will begin.

Credit:

C. Stephan/ESO

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Id:stephan-at3-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:30 November 2016, 15:10
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About the Object

Name:Auxiliary Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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