Constructing the platform

A team of volunteers work in a coordinated effort to assemble a LEGO® model of ESO's Paranal Observatory, complete with replicas of the four 8.2-metre VLT Unit Telescopes (UT), the four 1.8-metre Auxiliary Telescopes and other astonishingly minute details. The four Auxiliary Telescopes can be moved into position along their tracks, just like the real things; the tracks are visible on the platform in this video.


F. Snik/Leiden University/ESO

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Release date:29 June 2017, 17:00
Related announcements:ann17038
Duration:42 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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