Comparison of the main mirrors of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope and the NTT

This sequence shows how the thick mirror of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope (left) compares to the thin (and actively supported) mirror of the NTT (right). The NTT mirror is much lighter.

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ESO/L. Calçada

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Id:MirrorEvolution3
Release date:2 September 2015, 13:43
Duration:15 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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