The VLT Survey Telescope observing on a moonlit night

This view taken from the inside of the VST enclosure shows the telescope observing on a moonlit night. The telescope is pointing away from the camera and the OmegaCAM camera appears in the lower centre of the image. It is attached below the main mirror of the telescope and includes the orange and red structures.

Credit:

ESO/INAF-VST/OmegaCAM/G. Lombardi (glphoto.it)

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Id:eso1119k
Type:Photographic
Release date:8 June 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1119
Size:5184 x 3456 px

About the Object

Name:VLT Survey Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Survey Telescopes

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