VISTA's primary mirror

Primary Mirror held by (yellow) handling tool being lifted off transport container (note the tennis balls it rested on), to be put on wash cart during unpacking at VISTA on 29 March 2008. Credit: VISTA (Andy Born)

Credit:

VISTA/ESO

About the Image

Id:vista-p1060207
Type:Photographic
Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:1280 x 960 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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