Building the ESO 3.6-metre telescope

The safety ring for transportation of the blank for the 3.6-metre mirror at REOSC, near Paris, in 1967. The ESO 3.6-metre Telescope was inaugurated at La Silla Observatory in 1976.

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ESO

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Id:ehpa-4-017-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:16 March 2012, 16:40
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About the Object

Name:ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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