The HARPS spectrograph

The HARPS spectrograph during laboratory tests. The vacuum tank is open so that some of the high-precision components inside can be seen. The large optical grating by which the incoming stellar light is dispersed is visible on the top of the bench ; it measures 200 x 800 mm.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0308a
Type:Photographic
Release date:27 March 2003
Related releases:eso0308
Size:1374 x 1102 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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