La Silla Ridge

La Silla Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Chile with three telescopes built and operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Several telescopes are located at the site and are partly maintained by ESO. The observatory is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere and was the first in Chile to be used by ESO. An annotated version of this image is available here.

Credit:

ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org)

About the Image

Id:lasilla-ridge-jfs
Type:Photographic
Release date:11 April 2013, 14:42
Size:8500 x 4639 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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