Second 8.2-m VLT mirror and its cell arrive at Paranal

In mid-August, just before the start of the Science Verification Period, the elliptical M3-mirror of Zerodur was mounted on the "M3 Tower" of the UT1. (Photo obtained on August 14, 1998).

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9844f
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 September 1998
Related releases:eso9844
Size:768 x 1024 px

About the Object

Name:Mirror, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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