ESO Movie 11: The ESO Very Large Telescope - Astronomy for the Future

The VLT is currently under construction in Europe and will be erected on Cerro Paranal, a 2640 metre high mountain in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. This video describes the VLT project and some of the research expectations linked to this most advanced scientific instrument.



About the Video

Release date:5 July 2010, 13:13
Duration:09m 44s

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• X - About ESO
• X - Feature Movies


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