Mounted image 146: The VLT Survey Telescope

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) is housed in an enclosure immediately adjacent to the four VLT Unit Telescopes on the summit of Cerro Paranal. The VST is a 2.6-metre wide-field survey telescope with a field of view twice as broad as the full Moon. It is the largest telescope in the world dedicated to sky surveys in visible light.

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ESO/G. Lombardi

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Id:mounted_0146
Release date:20 April 2012, 15:15
Dimensions:39.3 cm (W) x 60 cm (H)
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