Star separator for the VLT Interferometer under test at TNO

This image shows one of a series of sophisticated optical and mechanical systems called star separators for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI). These systems from the Dutch research institute TNO will allow the VLTI’s future instruments to observe much fainter objects than is possible at present. In this picture the system is under test.

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TNO/ESO/F. Kamphues

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ID:ann13015b
Typ:Foto
Publiceringsdatum:1 mars 2013 14:00
Relaterade organisationsmeddelanden:ann13015
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Typ:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Kategori:Paranal

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