NTT - Active Optics Support

The New Technology Telescope (NTT) pioneered the Active Optics : its 3.56m diameter mirror is thin and flexible, its shape is kept perfect thanks to the actuators supporting it.

Credit:

ESO/C.Madsen

About the Image

Id:esopia00042teles
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:2491 x 3000 px

About the Object

Name:New Technology Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - La Silla

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