Measuring the Reflectivity of the 8.2-m Zerodur Mirror

The reflectivity of the fresh aluminium layer is measured. A consistent value of about 92 percent was found - this is excellent and indicates full success of the complex coating process.

Credit:

ESO

Bookmark and Share

About the Image

Id:eso9950l
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 1999
Related releases:eso9950
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

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

Image Formats

Large JPEG
265.9 KB
Screensize JPEG
206.1 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
267.6 KB
1280x1024
391.5 KB
1600x1200
504.0 KB
1920x1200
527.3 KB
2048x1536
710.5 KB

Also see our