Coating Plant

View from the inside of the Mirror Maintenance Building through the 10-m door. The lower part of the coating plant has been placed on the air cushion transport system which will move it along the two tracks seen in the foreground. The total moving weight with an 8.2-m mirror in the chamber is about 50 tons.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9722e
Type:Photographic
Release date:12 August 1997
Related releases:eso9722
Size:756 x 504 px

About the Object

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

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