VLT Coude Focus

When the CONICA instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) is used the light reaches the CONICA instrument at the coude focus, at the base of the telescope. This 360 degree panorama image shows the VLT's coude focus.

A diagram of how the coude focus relates to the rest of the telescope can be found here.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:vlt-coude-focus-pan
Type:Photographic
Release date:15 July 2013, 16:15
Size:15232 x 7616 px
Field of View:360° x 180°

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Category:360 Panorama
Paranal

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