West of Paranal Area

General view towards the west of the Paranal area with the telescope enclosures at the top and part of the base camp in the foreground. The water tanks which are crucial to the survival in this extremely dry area are seen to the left, i.e. south of the camp.

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About the Image

Id:eso9724d
Type:Photographic
Release date:10 September 1997
Related releases:eso9724
Size:1024 x 768 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Cerro Paranal, Paranal
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Paranal

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