The X-Shooter Rig

The X-shooter instrument, seen here at Paranal, collects up to half of all the light from an astronomical object across the ultraviolet (300 nm) to the near-infrared (2400 nm) regime all at once, rather than piecemeal among various observing facilities.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:paranal-vlt_x-shooter
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:5616 x 3744 px

About the Object

Name:X-Shooter
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
• X - Paranal

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