A quartet of telescopes

All four of the VLT's unit telescopes can be seen operating independently in this time-lapse video. This is the way in which they usually function, only operating synchronously to observe a single target using interferometry under special circumstances.

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R. Wesson/ESO

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Útgáfudagur:Feb 2, 2015, 10:35 CET
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Frame rate:30 fps

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