The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla

The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla in the Chilean desert has been in operation since early 1984. Operation and maintenance of the telescope was the responsibility of ESO. The telescope (which is a fork mounted Ritchey-Chretien) was built by Zeis and it is equipped with WFI, FEROS and GROND.

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ESO

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Id:dsc_0049
Type:Photographic
Release date:31 March 2010, 17:05
Size:2000 x 3008 px

About the Object

Name:MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - La Silla

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