VLT Main Mirror Deformation (Astigmatism)

This image shows the corresponding, saddle-shaped deformation of the primary mirror (relative to its normal shape; vertical scale greatly enhanced).

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About the Image

Id:eso9940c
Type:Artwork
Release date:13 August 1999
Related releases:eso9940
Size:767 x 596 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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