Dome construction for the ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Taken in 1975, this image shows the first beam of the dome that was constructed for the ESO 3.6-metre Telescope at La Silla. The telescope is now home to the world's foremost extrasolar planet hunter: High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), a spectrograph with unrivalled precision.
the first beam of the telescope dome being erected.Credit:
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|Release date:||23 March 2012, 13:52|
|Size:||1425 x 918 px|
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