The Test-Bed Telescope 2 with other La Silla telescopes in the background

The open dome of the European Space Agency's Test-Bed Telescope 2 stands out against its fellow telescopes at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. The Test-Bed Telescope 2 joins its partner Test-Bed Telescope 1, located at ESA’s deep-space ground station at Cebreros in Spain, scanning the sky for near-Earth objects. The project acts as a technology demonstrator for ESA’s planned ‘Flyeye’ telescope network.

The domes of ESO's 0.5 m and the Danish 0.5 m telescopes are visible in the background of this image.


F. Ocaña/J. Isabel/Quasar SR

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Útgáfudagur:Apr 27, 2021, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2107
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Nafn:Test-Bed Telescope
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Flokkur:La Silla


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