Mirror above the mirror cell

The mirror is suspended over the Mirror Cell, allowing a view of the cups that are fixed to the rear side. When the mirror is lowered, the 150 computer controlled supports will fit into these.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9950o
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 1999
Related releases:eso9950
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

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

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