Sunset view at Paranal with Moon, Venus and an AT
Astronomers enjoying the sunset at Paranal, on ESO’s Very Large Telescope’s platform, just before the beginning of their night-time observations.
The dome of one of the VLT’s Auxiliary Telescopes is seen in the foreground. The crescent Moon and, to its left, planet Venus, make for a beautiful scenery.
About the Image
|Release date:||3 December 2009, 23:20|
|Size:||2816 x 1992 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Very Large Telescope|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|