Closeup of the VISTA Camera Entrance Window

This camera for the VISTA instrument at Paranal contains 16 2048 × 2048 infrared (IR) detectors for conducting IR astronomy, well-suited for observing the cold, the obscured, and the high-redshift Universe.

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Id:paranal_vista-0509
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:5616 x 3744 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Survey Telescopes

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