Mounted image 022: VLT Unit Telescope 1, Antu, venting before start-up
A wide-angle view inside the telescope enclosure. The telescope is Antu, Unit Telescope 1, with the ISAAC instrument at the Nasmyth A focus. Each night around sunset, technicians open the enclosure and prepare the telescope and its instruments for the night’s observation run.Credit:
About the Mounted Image
|Release date:||15 March 2011, 17:13|
|Dimensions:||50 cm (W) x 37.13 cm (H)|
|Related archive image:||eso-paranal-16|
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