HAWK-I at Paranal

Project Manager Jeff Pirard and ESO staff Raul Esteves are checking HAWK-I on Yepun at Paranal. Working in the near-infrared, HAWK-I covers about 1/10th the area of the Full Moon in a single exposure. It is uniquely suited to the discovery and study of faint objects, such as distant galaxies or small stars and planets.

Credit:

ESO/S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard)

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Id:eso0736d
Type:Fotografisch
Publicatiedatum:22 augustus 2007
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Over het object

Naam:HAWK-I
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Categorie:Paranal

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