Second 8.2-m VLT Mirror and its Cell Arrive at Paranal

The convoy with the second 8.2-m mirror safely inside its box left the Antofagasta port area on-time in the morning of September 19. It reached the turnoff for Paranal on the desert road at about noon. Two graders were used to smooth the road ahead. (Photo obtained on September 20, 1998).

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9844c
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 September 1998
Related releases:eso9844
Size:1024 x 768 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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