VLT Observatory on Cerro Paranal
This aerial photo, obtained on December 8, 1996, shows the construction progress at the site of the VLT Observatory on Cerro Paranal. It shows the site as seen from the North-West, during the early morning hours. While the enclosures for UT1 (Unit Telescope no. 1; to the right) and UT2 appear in their finished state, the cladding is almost complete on UT3.
About the Image
|Release date:||23 December 1996|
|Size:||800 x 538 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Cerro Paranal, Very Large Telescope|
|Type:||Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|