M1 Convoy: Almost There

This photograph is one of twelve high-resolution photographic images illustrating the transport of the first VLT 8.2-m Zerodur mirror (M1) to Paranal. Here, the convoy is on the last stretch of road just before the gate at the base camp. The VLT enclosures at the top of Paranal are well visible in the background.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9733j
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 December 1997
Related releases:eso9733
Size:3000 x 2175 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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