Work in Progress

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has recently received an upgraded addition to its suite of advanced instruments. On 21 May 2019 the newly modified instrument VISIR (VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared) made its first observations since being modified to aid in the search for potentially habitable planets in the Alpha Centauri system, the closest star system to Earth.

This image shows new hardware being mounted on top of VISIR’s cryostat.

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ESO/ NEAR Collaboration

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Auðkenni:eso1911d
Tegund:Ljósmynd
Útgáfudagur:Jún 10, 2019, 15:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1911
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Nafn:VISIR
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Flokkur:Paranal

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