Paranal Observatory Under Moonlight *

A wide-angle view of Paranal, home of the Very Large Telescope array of four 8.2-m Unit Telescopes and four 1.8-m movable Auxiliary Telescopes. This image was taken in a moonlit night at 10 p.m. from the nearby peak, La Montura. The naked eye would have barely noticed the colour of the afterglow of the sun below the western horizon.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

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About the Image

Id:img_1048
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:4368 x 2912 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Paranal, Paranal
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Paranal

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