A Bird's View of Paranal

The image is a view from the North, as the aircraft made a low pass over the telescopes. The progress of the individual Unit Telescopes can be seen, with UT1 (right) with its cladding completed, UT2 with the roof structure being mounted and UT3 and 4 in less advanced stages.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9629c
Type:Photographic
Release date:30 May 1996
Related releases:eso9629
Size:800 x 528 px

About the Object

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

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