The VLT Survey Telescope: the largest telescope in the world designed for visible light sky surveys

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) is the latest telescope to be added to ESO’s Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. It is housed in an enclosure immediately adjacent to the four VLT Unit Telescopes on the summit of Cerro Paranal. The VST is a 2.6-metre wide-field survey telescope with a field of view twice as broad as the full Moon. It is the largest telescope in the world dedicated to sky surveys in visible light. The VST was designed and built by the INAF–Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy as part of a joint venture between INAF and ESO.

 

#L

Autorska prava:

ESO/G. Lombardi (glphoto.it)

O slici

Id:eso1119c
Tip:Fotografski
Datum objavljivanja:8. jun 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1119
Veličina:3340 x 5094 px

O objektu

Naziv:VLT Survey Telescope
Tip:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Kategorija:Survey Telescopes

Mounted Image

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
3,8 MB
JPEG izdanje
2,5 MB

Zumiranje


Wallpapers

1024x768
316,6 KB
1280x1024
476,9 KB
1600x1200
636,8 KB
1920x1200
718,7 KB
2048x1536
934,6 KB

 

Takođe pogledajte