The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy — VISTA

The VISTA telescope in its dome. It has a main mirror that is 4.1 metres across, being by far the largest telescope in the world dedicated to surveying the sky at near-infrared wavelengths.

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ESO

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Id:vista-img-0658a
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:4624 x 2976 px

About the Object

Name:Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Survey Telescopes

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