UT3-MELIPAL

Every day, before the observations start, each telescope undergoes a complete start up during which each of its function is checked, like a plane before take off. Here, Melipal, the third Unit Telescope, is getting ready for the night.

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About the Image

Id:ut3-melipal_startup
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:3532 x 4961 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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