The VISTA infrared camera

The VISTA infrared camera being installed in the telescope. The camera hangs from a blue crane and is attached the back of the telescope's main mirror cell at the left of the image.

Credit:

VISTA/ESO

About the Image

Id:vista_camera_to_telescope
Type:Photographic
Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:3008 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:VIRCAM, Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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