YEPUN M2 Mirror Installation

Installation of the M2 Mirror in its cell, at the top of the mechanical structure of YEPUN . During this operation, the telescope is moved to the horizontal position. This scene is reflected in the primary 8.2-m Zerodur mirror - it can be seen that the M2 mirror cover is still on. (This digital photo was obtained on August 27, 2000).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0027b
Type:Photographic
Release date:28 August 2000
Related releases:eso0027
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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