Construction of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
This photograph, taken in 1975, shows some of the trucks and other equipment used for the construction of the dome of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope, which was underway behind the photographer. On the left are the water tanks for the site.
This is the historical photograph from the Then and Now Picture of the Week, Three Very Different Telescopes at La Silla.
About the Image
|Release date:||7 May 2012, 10:00|
|Size:||3871 x 2513 px|
About the Object
|Name:||ESO 3.6-metre telescope|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory|
• X - La Silla