Paranal Decommissioned Instruments

Information on the following decommissioned instruments is available:

  • AMBER - The Astronomical Multi-Beam combineR
  • FORS1 - The FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph.
  • ISAAC - The Infrared Spectrometer And Array Camera.
  • MIDI - The Mid-Infrared (8-13 mm) 2-way beam combiner Spectral resolution R=30 (prism), R=230 (grism).
  • PRIMA - The Instrument for Phase-Referenced Imaging and Microarcsecond Astrometry.
  • VINCI - The VLT Interferometer Commissioning Instrument.K-band.
  • VIMOS - The VIsible MultiObject Spectrograph