A quartet of telescopes

All four of the VLT's unit telescopes can be seen operating independently in this time-lapse video. This is the way in which they usually function, only operating synchronously to observe a single target using interferometry under special circumstances.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

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Id:rw_vlt02
Release date:2 February 2015, 10:35
Duration:30 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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