eso9907 — Organisation Release

Three VLT UT1 Photos and a Viewgraph

11 February 1999

Here are some recent wide-angle photos of the first 8.2-m VLT Unit Telescope (UT1) with FORS1 and ISAAC attached. Regular observations with these astronomical instruments are scheduled to start from April 1, 1999.

In addition, a new viewgraph is shown that is useful for illustration of future observational possibilities with the many different VLT instruments. It indicates the various epochs and types of objects that may be reached with these new and powerful facilities.

For the most recent news about the VLT Project, please look at the VLT Information webpage.

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About the Release

Release No.:eso9907
Legacy ID:Photo 05a-d/99
Name:Very Large Telescope, VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

Images

Wide-angle View of VLT UT1
Wide-angle View of VLT UT1
Vertical View of UT1
Vertical View of UT1
Central Part of UT1
Central Part of UT1
From the Big Bang to the Present
From the Big Bang to the Present

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